CNC Milling vs. 3-D Printing

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CNC Milling or 3-D Printing?

Which is the right choice for your design?

By Shawna Kulpa

For someone new to the jewelry industry, the sheer assortment of tools and equipment in the typical workshop can be overwhelming. That’s especially true when it comes to technology, which changes so rapidly. If you’ve invested in your own computer-aided design (CAD) software program and you’re ready to produce your own models, you have two computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) methods to consider: CNC mills and 3-D printers.