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Posted on CNC compared to Handmade

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#1 posted 04-06-2021 12:22 AM


... an ethnography for my English 1302 class …

• How does using CNC machines differ from doing hand crafted woodworks?

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It seems you want a personal (cultural) description instead of technical. metolius hits it exactly right to me. Some of us like the process of making almost everything by hand, others of us like to get to the finished product most efficiently. Socially, there seems to be greater value in high quality-hand made, but there is also appreciation for the latest, novel technical advances, in this case CNC.

I had to look it up.
“Ethnography: The scientific description of the customs of individual peoples and cultures.” – Oxford Dictionary on lexico.com

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