A tool to empower and educate a new generation of inventors, creators, designers, and fabricators! This comprehensive resource is an accessible, beginner-friendly guide for anyone interested in understanding CNC (Computer Numerical Control) woodworking and the future of these technologies. From the fundamentals of CNC to its machinery, software, tools, materials, and 2-1/2 D carving, Beginner's Guide to CNC Machining for Wood will teach you everything you need to know about your CNC router in a way that's clear, approachable, and easy to comprehend. Also included are step-by-step CNC projects that will allow you to practice various techniques in digital wood joinery and CNC machining. The general principles and instructions detailed are applicable to a wide range of software and CNC machine brands, making this must-have resource a comprehensive and inclusive guide that any woodworker can use! With clear instructions, diagrams, illustrations, software screenshots, and high-quality photography provided throughout, you'll be inspired and equipped with a strong foundation of knowledge to continue along the path of this innovative method of woodworking.