Posted May 31, 2018

Next Wave Automation's June CNC project: Mini baseball bat

All instructions, tool list and design files are provided.

Next Wave Automation’s June project has just been announced: a Mini Baseball Bat. The company is offering free instructions and VCarve files for making a Mini Baseball Bat. with the CNC Shark. The Mini Bats can be customized for any name or team. This project is aimed at the woodworker with moderate to intermediate skills and can be made using any of Next Wave Automation’s CNC machines.

“To celebrate the new baseball season, we thought this would be a really fun project,” says Tim Owens, founder and CEO. “It can be customized for any team or occasion.”

Since the introduction of the CNC Shark in 2007, Next Wave Automation has introduced and entire line of Desktop CNC machines and accessories and has won several industry awards for its innovative products. Next Wave Automation products are distributed across the United States by an ever-expanding dealer network.

Available at no charge on, are downloadable instructions and design files.
Next Wave Automation manufactures a full line of CNC machines for hobbyists and small wood shops, ranging from the CNC Piranha to the CNC HD4 Extended. The Mini Bat can be made using any of the company’s CNC models by taking advantage of the double-sided machining available in Vectric’s New V9 Software.

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