Show off how you use digital design to bring your ideas to life! We want to see your best ideas for use of a CNC machines like routers, mills, even 3D printers! 

We're giving away special Judges Prizes for the best use of Tinkercad and Fusion 360! Whether you’re using a CNC tool to help build your project, or you’ve constructed your own CNC machine, we can't wait to see your winning project!

The CNC Contest is closed.

Grand Prize

21 PRIZES

Grand Prize (1)

One Grand Prize Winner will be awarded:
  • $500 Gift Card
  • T-shirt prize pack

First Prize (3)

Three First Prize Winners will be awarded:
  • $250 Gift Card
  • T-shirt prize pack

Second Prize (5)

Five Second Prize Winners will be awarded:
  • $150 Gift Card
  • T-shirt prize pack

Judges Prize - Best use of Tinkercad

One Judges Prize: Tinkercad Winner will be awarded:
  • $250 Gift Card
  • T-shirt prize pack

Judges Prize - Best use of Fusion 360

One Judges Prize: Fusion 360 Winner will be awarded:
  • $250 Gift Card
  • T-shirt prize pack

Runner Up (10)

Ten Runner Up Prize Winners will be awarded:
  • T-shirt prize pack
HOW IT WORKS

Write an Instructable

Create a new Instructable that fits the guidelines outlined in the contest description above. To be eligible, Instructables must be published between Sep 2, 2019 and Oct 28, 2019 (11:59pm PT).

Enter

Upon publishing your Instructable you'll see checkboxes for open contests. Select CNC Contest. If you have entries currently eligible for entry, it will also show up by clicking "Enter this Contest" on the right side of this page.

Accepting

Entries are accepted by Instructables staff within one business day Monday - Friday. What matters is the submission time, not acceptance time.

Voting

Instructables members can vote for an entry during the contest plus 3 days after the contest closes.

Judging

A panel of judges made up of Instructables staff and respected members of the community rate the finalists. The averages of the ratings determine the winners.

Winners

When the winners are decided they will be announced here on the contest page. All entrants will be notified when this happens.