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So you’re thinking about CNC Plasma Cutters (also called Plasma Tables) and you’re wondering what you might make with one.  Here’s a bunch of ideas made via plasma cutter to get the juices flowing.

Yard Art

Plasma cutting is an ideal medium for making Yard Art.

CNC Plasma Cutter Art

Transform an antique saw into a piece of art using a plasma cutter…

You can also make a plasma cut shovel…

Plasma Cutting a Garden Sundial is fun and potentially profitable…

Signs

Perhaps your ideal plasma cutting project is a sign like these:

cnc plasma cutter sign

Business sign…

cnc plasma cut house number

House number with brushed and rusted finishes…

cnc plasma cut sign

A sign for your teenage daughter’s bedroom…

Outdoor Furniture

Plasma Cut Fire Pit

Nicely made fire pit is an ideal plasma cutting project…plasma cut wall sconce

Plasma cut patio wall sconce…

Indoor Decor

Many promising ideas for your plasma cutting project in Indoor Decor.

cnc plasma cutter fireplace grate

Fireplace screen…

plasma cut wine rack

Plasma cut products for the house…

Gates

If you’re looking to sell, I can imagine many satisfied customers with plasma cut gates.

Plasma cut farm gate

Nicely made gate…

CNC Plasma Cutter Garden Gate

Cute design for a garden gate…

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

There are many ways to make money on the side using your metal art and plasma cutting skills.

Create beautiful metal work and sell it, either locally or via online portals.

Almost anything you can imagine, including:

  • Fence panels
  • Gates, railings
  • Fire pits
  • Fireplace Screens
  • Other Metal Furnishings

Considering power, gases, consumables, abrasives, and routine maintenance, CNC plasma cutters tend to cost around $15/hour to operate and maintain.

Conclusion

You get the idea pretty quickly of what can be done with a CNC Plasma Table.  A lot of this metal art could also probably be done with a CNC Router given a large enough table.  The biggest challenge there is most of these projects are done in mild steel while typically CNC Routers will have spindles that go too fast for mild steel.  Still, the plasma cutter projects could be done in aluminum, wood, or plastics with a CNC router.

What do you build with your plasma table that is your own design?  We’d love to see some pictures of your unique projects and metal art!

 

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