Mill Projects

Making an Automotive MAF Sensor Relocation Part
Making an Automotive MAF Sensor Relocation Part
This little part gives someone the ability to relocate the MAF (mass air flow) sensor in their Mitsubishi Evolution. Since the factory part is plastic and integrated into the air box of the car, it is...

DIY Jack Stand
DIY Jack Stand
When you're leveling your machine there are a number of tools you need to get the job done. A jack stand is one of them because it helps make the lifting and leveling process much easier. While you can...

CNC Fidget Spinner
CNC Fidget Spinner
Fidget spinners are the latest craze. Here’s how to make a simple one out of brass that looks fancy and feels great in your hand, created by Caleb Kraft, one of the Tormach Brand Ambassadors. I’m...

Darth Vader Cookie Mold
Darth Vader Cookie Mold
In this project, we are going to make a mold for Darth Vader shaped cookies from a plastic cutting board. I used cutting board material because it's food safe.  This is a simple project with only...

Engraving Holiday Décor
Engraving Holiday Décor
Machining has a lot to offer when it comes to making holiday decorations. After stumbling onto a glass block in the clearance section of a hobby store, we took to our mill to do some fancy holiday engraving. Bill...

Arduino Enclosure
Arduino Enclosure
In this project, we’re going to create an aluminum enclosure for an Arduino. This project will walk you through a setup with multiple operations and the flipping of a part.  Bill of Materials 1”...

FIRST Robotics Sprocket
FIRST Robotics Sprocket
FIRST provides opportunities for middle school and high school students to work together and build robots – what could be cooler! We’ve helped a variety of FIRST LEGO League (FLL), FIRST Tech Challenge...

Precision Milled Pinewood Derby Car
Precision Milled Pinewood Derby Car
Every year, Boy Scouts organizations host a Pinewood Derby - where the Scouts get to race against one another using cars they construct out of a block of pine. This project focuses on taking a Pinwood...

Mechanical Sprocket
Mechanical Sprocket
This project walks through the machining of a standard FS250-10 mechanical sprocket, which can be used in a variety of motor applications or adapted for other uses. Bill of Materials  1.5"x1."x1/2"...