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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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The Best New Features in the Mastercam 2021 Public Beta

2/23/20 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 5 Axis, Haas

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Have a look at the best new features in the Mastercam 2021 Public Beta and my top pick that you may have missed!

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Helix on the Haas

2/17/20 5:16 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, 5 Axis, Haas

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Programming with Mastercam to cut a complex helical shaped part.

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G-Code on Your Phone

2/9/20 12:04 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, gcode, phone

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You use your phone for everything else, why not use it as a G-Code editer and backplotter!

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Tesla Cybertruck Step by Step - Parts 2 to 5

2/1/20 11:36 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Solids, Wireframe, tesla, cybertruck

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Finishing off the Tesla Cybertruck with 4 videos on solid modeling in Mastercam. Check out the end of the last video for a special peak at whats coming!

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Tesla Cybertruck Step by Step - Part 1

1/23/20 4:07 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Solids, Wireframe, tesla, cybertruck

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Finally, after many requests, lets get started with the step by step for creating the Tesla Cybertruck in Mastercam! It's about time!

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Secret Haas Control Screen

1/17/20 5:28 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Haas

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Have a look at this super secret screen in the Haas Control! In this video I'll show you how to access it and what it does!

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Whats Coming in 2020 From CamInstructor

1/10/20 4:02 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Mastercam 2020, Wireframe, Mastercam 2021

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Finally! The first post of 2020. Not going to spend time looking back at 2019, just looking ahead at whats planned so far for 2020 from CamInstructor. Some double double top secret info in here....shhh!

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Cutting 3D Forms With 2D Toolpaths

12/17/19 10:20 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Mastercam 2020, Wireframe

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The often forgotten toolpaths in Mastercam, Wireframe Toolpaths. These paths are able to cut 3D forms very quickly with extremely clean gcode. Another 'tool' you need to have in your programming pocket.

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Making the Tesla Cybertruck in Mastercam

12/6/19 6:00 AM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, Mastercam 2020, Solids

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Modeling up the new Tesla Cybertruck in Mastercam! This ground breaking (window breaking too) new design is awesome,  just couldn't resist playing around with it!

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The #1 Mistake Students Make on Mastercam Certification Tests

11/27/19 3:31 PM / by camInstructor Mike posted in Mastercam, CNC, Mastercam 2020, Pocket, Entry Motion, Certification

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With our CamInstructor Certification for Mastercam, I end up marking a lot of tests in Mastercam. This is by far the most common 'mistake' I see on these tests.

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