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.
Plasma cutting is an ideal medium for making Yard Art.
Turn an old saw into artwork with a plasma cutter…
You can also make a plasma cut shovel…
Plasma Cutting a Garden Sundial is fun and potentially profitable…
Perhaps your ideal plasma cutting project is a sign like these:
House number with brushed and rusted finishes…
A sign for your teenage daughter’s bedroom…
Nicely made fire pit is an ideal plasma cutting project…
Plasma cut patio wall sconce…
Many promising ideas for your plasma cutting project in Indoor Decor.
Plasma cut products for the house…
If you’re looking to sell, I can imagine many satisfied customers with plasma cut gates.
Nicely made gate…
Cute design for a garden gate…
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Some of the items that can be made with an industrial CNC plasma table include signs, yard art, outdoor furniture, gates, indoor decor, wall decor, emblems, fire pits, decorative panels, and sculptures.
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.
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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Recently updated on September 15th, 2023 at 12:57 pm
Bob is responsible for the development and implementation of the popular G-Wizard CNC Software. Bob is also the founder of CNCCookbook, the largest CNC-related blog on the Internet.