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We cover each and every part of a blueprint including GD&T info to provide the most comprehensive guide on the internet.


Whether you want to learn how to program with G code or find the best software and machines available, we got you covered.

We know measuring tools. Micrometers, calipers and everything else covered in extreme detail and accuracy. 

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Blueprint Reading

Learn how to read all of the technical symbols you might run across. Includes guides to lesser known legacy symbols as well.

Learn how to easily insert GD&T symbols into your Microsoft Word and Excel documents.

Not sure where to begin?
Start here to build the foundation of your blueprint reading knowledge.


There are a ton of choices when it comes to entry level CNC machines. We whittle them down to the top picks for anyone getting started in CNC.

A complete guide to every G code there is. Includes tips and tricks for using them and not crashing your machine in the process.

All of the best project ideas to create with your CNC that not only sell but also rack up the profits. 

Measuring Tools

We pick the very best digital calipers on the market and the top pick just might surprise you!

Learn what makes each of these precision instruments so special. In depth comparison of the two most common measuring tools. 

When you want the most accuracy, you want the most reliable micrometer. Check out our picks for the best mics from budget to bank breaking.