New videos coming out soon

It’s been pretty busy at Sienci Labs, and we haven’t had a chance to make any new videos for a while. It’s been about a month since our last “What’s on the Mill” upload. Well don’t worry, because we will have some new videos up in the next couple weeks. If you follow our Facebook […]

New pricing on the Mill One

It’s been about six months since we first started shipping our first Mill One desktop CNC machines, and we’ve learned a lot since then. With this new knowledge, we have been able to lower our cost of manufacture while increasing the quality of our products and customer service. The Mill One offers phenomenal value for […]

What is backlash?

With any screw driven mechanical positioning system, there is often some degree of slop or “backlash“, including the one used in the Mill One. To explain further, backlash occurs when there is a gap between the threads of the nut and the lead screw and the nut is allowed to move within the gap which […]

Milling a linoleum stamp

Milling materials like rubber and linoleum can be an interesting experience. Due to the elastic properties of these materials, some of the material will compress rather than being cut away by the bit or endmill the CNC is using. Getting the right feeds and speeds took a little bit of time and patience to get good […]