CNC for Custom Engines and Model Making
From science fiction to Live Steam, hobbyists and professional model makers use PCNC mills to create replicas, props, scale models and more.
NorthWest Short Line is the world's largest manufacturer of model railroad upgrade and repair parts. Owned and operated by Dave and Lynda Rygmyr in Hamilton, Montana, the Rygmyrs use their PCNC 1100 and SprutCAM to manufacture specialized tools used by their customers on model railroad jobs.
Retired Electrical Engineer Terry Mayhugh of Round Rock, Texas used his Tormach PCNC 1100 to build a Jerry Howell 4 cylinder twin cam 4-stroke engine—a project two years and approximately 3000 hours in the making. Mayhugh’s other machining accomplishments include a Rudy Kouhopt radial engine and a Howell V-Twin 4-cycle gas engine.
Model maker, hobbyist and artist Paul Szudzik uses his Tormach PCNC 1100 to save time, boost production and bring his creativity to life.
Robotics is hard, especially when you want to build something new and have to rely on outside shops or vendors for components. Robert Beatty and his two daughters, Camille and Genevieve, decided to take on the challenge of …