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camInstructor Mike

camInstructor Mike is Mike Wearne, an avid machinist, cnc programmer and overall connoisseur of all things machining. Mike is one of camInstructor's resident cad/cam/cnc experts and works part time at his local college teaching aspiring machinists how to program CNC Machines of all types.

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Using WHILE and IF in Macro B

6/1/20 8:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in CNC, Macro, Mill, gcode, live stream

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Making a program that will face ANY size block using Macro B. This was taken from one of our YouTube Live Streams.


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VBScripting to Automate Mastercam

5/26/20 12:54 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, gcode, live stream, editors

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The often forgotten function in Mastercam, VBScripts! They are the easiest way to automate Mastercam. This was taken from one of our YouTube Live Streams.


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G-Code Editors in Mastercam

5/17/20 6:29 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, gcode, live stream, editors

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Talking G-Code editors in Mastercam and why you would choose one over the other. This is taken from our most recent YouTube Live Stream.


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camInstuctor LIVE!! Mastercam demo on YouTube

5/1/20 5:02 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, engrave, live stream, boolean, softjaws, vise

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Here is a recording of our first YouTube LIVE event. Thanks to everyone who joined and participated!

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Programming a Mill as a Lathe in Mastercam

4/18/20 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, postprocessor

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Programming a CNC Mill as a CNC Lathe in Mastercam!

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NEW Post Processor for Manual Machines

4/1/20 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, postprocessor

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Start programming those MANUAL mills and lathes with Mastercam using this Post Processor from camInstructor and Postability!

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Tools for Online Teaching and Learning

3/27/20 4:04 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, online

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Tools you can use to create online content, share your created content, and connect with students/colleagues.

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Working, Learning, or Teaching From Home?

3/21/20 1:20 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam

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Given the changes that are happening now, many are struggling with options for e-learning. Here are some of the FREE and DISCOUNTED offers we currently have.

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Mastercams Dynamic Motion Explained

3/12/20 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam Dynamic Milling, Mastercam

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Ever wondered about the magic that happens in Mastercams Dynamic Motion toolpaths?

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The Tools You Need When First Starting As a Machinist

3/5/20 9:45 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Tools

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Here are the tools you need to buy when first starting out as a CNC or Manual Machinist.

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