A few nice 3 axis machining images I found:
[studio] Investigatory model of mythical space in sequential movement, milled using Komo router 3-axis milling machine. Media: stacked maple hardwood.
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Image from page 488 of “Mechanical exercises, or, The elements and practice of carpentry, joinery, bricklaying, masonry, slating, plastering, painting, smithing, and turning” (1812)
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Title: Mechanical exercises, or, The elements and practice of carpentry, joinery, bricklaying, masonry, slating, plastering, painting, smithing, and turning
Year: 1812 (1810s)
Authors: Nicholson, Peter, 1765-1844
Subjects: Industrial arts Geometry Building — Handbooks, manuals, etc. Carpentry Joinery Bricklaying Masonry Blacksmithing Turning
Publisher: London: J. Taylor
Contributing Library: The Library of Virginia
Digitizing Sponsor: Lyrasis Members and Sloan Foundation
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