Carving cedar on the Mill One

Here’s a quick project done on the Mill One, made from some blocks of cedar that Chris had found at Home Depot. We had gotten a new 1/4″ 2 flute upcut bit as a gift that I hadn’t tried out yet, and I felt like a box would be a good project to try it […]

How can the Mill One be used in your makerspace?

3D printers, CNC machines, laser cutters, saws, tools galore. Makerspaces are the best place to go when you need access to tools and machines to create your next product. One of the challenges the people who operate makerspaces is that machines offered to their members need to be robust, reliable, easy to use, and affordable. […]

Back from MRRF 2017

The Midwest Rep Rap Festival was amazing! Last weekend, over 1200 makers gathered together to share their projects and ideas. Our trip started off with a 600km journey to the middle of nowhere. It was about a three hour trip through southern Canada, then through Michigan, Ohio, and finally to Indiana. We stopped a few […]

220V Router Delays

If you’re one of the 13 backers who are waiting on kits with 220V routers, we are still waiting on our UK supplier to receive new stock from Makita. In the meantime, they have offered to send us 4 routers which are in stock first. Thank you to the 13 backers for their amazing patience […]

New parts received

New parts are in! We are working hard to start putting together a new batch of 120 units. We spent all day driving around picking up parts and visiting our manufacturers. New gantries, power supplies, cables, frames, rails, and fasteners are here ready to get kitted. It was pretty interesting to have Chris drive in […]

NBTC 2017

Chris and I attended NBTC 2017 this year with the gang at the Conrad Centre. NBTC (National Business and Technology Conference) held at the Omni Hotel in Toronto. We got to hear lots of cool talks, attend workshops, and of course, meet lots of people. A special congrats to Siobhan and and Daisy from our […]

Who are our users?

With survey data collected from our Kickstarter backers, we can now paint a picture on what type of people have purchased a Sienci Mill One. We asked every single backer (almost 90 people) to tell us what they do, and we compiled the data into groups for each industry. Here’s a pie chart that describes […]