10 Best Cnc Wood Carving Machine Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best cnc wood carving machine that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good cnc wood carving machines, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 cnc wood carving machine : Editor’s Pick

10 Best cnc wood carving machine Reviews:

1. Genmitsu CNC 3018-PRO Router Kit GRBL Control 3 Axis Plastic Acrylic PCB PVC Wood Carving Milling Engraving Machine, XYZ Working Area 300x180x45mm

Features :

  • New Version: Genmitsu CNC 3018-PRO is an upgraded version of 3018. All components do not need to be positioned, which greatly reduces the difficulty of assembly and improves the working accuracy. The base height is raised to 4cm for better stability. Capable of cutting all types of plastics, soft aluminum, woods, acrylics, PVCs, and PCBs, the Genmitsu can be used on a wide range of projects and materials.
  • Upgraded Power Adapter: UL Approved and out-of-the-box support for the drop in 20,000rpm Spindle, no need to modify G-code to ramp up to full speed.
  • Controller Software: The Genmitsu 3018-PRO uses GRBL, a high-performance open-source software for controlling movement, and runs on Arduino. Its dependability and simplicity make GRBL an industry standard, so there’s no lack of support and resources available when you get stuck. Includes CARVECO Maker CAM Design Software and CANDLE for controlling your machine and running your GCODE design files.
  • Optional Upgraded Parts: Super Size your 3018 CNC to a 3040 by getting a Genmitsu 3040 Y-Axis Extension Kit (B08P2S3JWP). The 3040 Aluminum Spoilboard (B08VNLP24C) and 3040 MDF Spoilboard (B08WZ8RV3Y) for this extension kit are also available to buy.
  • Support: Assembly Instructions and User Guide could be found at the Product Guides and Documents Section below. If you get stuck, check out the SainSmart Resource Center (see at User Guide) or contact us with any questions that arise.

Additional Info :

2. Masuter 4040 CNC Router Machine, 3-Axis Engraving Milling Machine 15.75×14.96” Working Area for Carving Cutting Wood Acrylic MDF Nylon

Features :

  • Masuter 4040 is a budget-friendly CNC router with large working area of 400 x 380 x 55mm (15.75” x 14.96” x 2.16”). It uses a 60W spindle and NEMA17 stepper motors. Max moving speed is 2000mm/min and spindle speed range is 0~10000.
  • The control board is equipped with an upgraded 32-bit chip which works more efficient and stable. It also supports add-ons such as offline controller, 300W spindle and power modules. (Add-ons sold separately)
  • Masuter 4040 is capable to engrave, cut and drill many kinds of material such as wood, MDF, acrylic and resin etc. Recommended settings: speed-1000mm/min; depth per pass-0.2mm; plunge rate-200mm/min.
  • HOME function and Emergency-Stop button are integrated on the machine. The machine will go to home with simply press the button.
  • Main parts are pre-assembled. It takes about 20-30mins to fully assembly. The machine is compatible with Grbl software. It supports Windows XP/7/10, Linux and Mac OS.

Additional Info :

Color Black

3. ATOMSTACK A5 Pro Laser Engraver, 40W Laser Engraving Cutting Machine for Wood, 5W-5.5W Output Power, Compressed Spot CNC Carving DIY Laser Master, Eye Protection Fixed-Focus, 400x410mm

Features :

  • Ultra-Fine Compression & Upgraded Fixed-Focus: CNC laser engraving machine output power is 5.5W. The ultra-fine laser focus area is reduced to 0.23mm^2. Not only engrave but also cut1/2“ of the wood and acrylic; Without adjusting the focus when you engraving, The new laser can combine both precision engraving and high-energy cutting at the same time. The laser power of the fixed-focus laser is more stable than the zoom laser.
  • New Eyes Protection Function: The laser engraver with laser protective cover perfectly protect your eyes, filter UV light for 95%. You and the people around can watch laser engraving without wearing goggles. Reduce the cost of your goggles and the inconvenience of wearing goggles.
  • Precision Scale Line Axis: X-axis and Y-axis have precision scale lines, which is convenient for you to carry out quick length measurement. The 410x400mm large-area engraving interval can meet your various engraving needs.
  • Extensive Compatibility: The machine can be compatible with various mature engraving software, such as LaserGRBL, LightBurn(paid), support Windows XP/7/8/10(LaserGRBL), and also support Mac system (LightBurn), engraving file format support NC, BMP, JPG, PNG, DXF etc.
  • Widely Use: The 40W laser cutting engraver can meet your daily needs, It can engrave on paper, bamboo, wood, plastic, leather PCB board, aluminum oxide, lacquered metal, etc. You can engrave your own logo for your favorite items.

Additional Info :

Color Pro/Gray Sliver

4. Comgrow ROBO CNC Router Kit GRBL Control 3 Axis Plastic Acrylic PCB PVC Wood Carving Milling Engraving Machine, MetaL CNC Machine Cutter XYZ Working Area 300x180x45mm (ROBO CNC ENGRAVER)

Features :

  • 【PRE-ASSEMBLED】CNC machine for woodworking is very easy to assemble and use. JUST DO THE UNBOXING AND LOCK 6 SCREWS when receive it, then, step on your creating journey.
  • 【CUSTOMISED SETTINGS】Metal CNC machine cutter have the rotate speed control system which are the two alternatives of CNC mode: ADJUSTABLE ROTATE SPEED MODE AND CONSTANT RATE MODE. You may decide the rotate speed in terms of the characteristics of material, and do the perfect milling job.
  • 【AUTOMATIC TOOL-SETTING】CNC Router for metal aluminum coppercan calibrate the zero of the Z axis autonomously, with the functioning of embedded sensors
  • 【OFFLINE CONTROLLER】The CNC machine for metal cutting can work without pc. ROBO supports operating without PC, THE CNC ROUTER IS EQUIPPED WITH A OFFLINE MODULE. Just transfer files to a SD card, you may begin creating and no PC needed.
  • 【DEVICE SAFETY】Comgrow will proud of supporting the automation of your projects in the safest way, the emergency stop button is equipped; when something goes wrong, just one press, ROBO CNC engrver machine will stop operating immediately.

Additional Info :

Color CNC ROBO engraver

5. DIY CNC 3018PRO-M 3 Axis CNC Router Kit + PCB Milling, Wood Carving Engraving Machine + ER11 and 5mm Extension Rod (Working Area 300x180x45mm)

Features :

  • 【Update CNC 3018PRO-M】- DIY Mini CNC Machine features two 5mm acrylic baffles on each side of the machine so that you can safely monitor the engraving process. A great tool for entrance CNC. Able to curved text on daily materials easily. Great for those who are interested in CNC, helping you engrave the model efficiently.
  • 【Large Working Area】- CNC Engraving With an effective engraving area of 30 x 18 x 4.5 cm (11.8 x 7.1 x 1.8”), the 3018pro-M can easily accommodate most projects. Control software: GRBL; Spindle: 775 spindle motor (12-36V) 24V:10000r / min. Supported System: Windows XP / Win 7 / Win 8 / Win 10 / Linux.
  • 【Offline Controller】- DO NOT need to connect the computer. Manually adjust X, Y, Z axis location as engraving starting point, manually open or close spindle, manully open or close cooling fan. Note: Please don’t use the computer and the Offline Controller at the same time, otherwise it will block the communication.
  • 【Control Board】Integrated Driver Chip + Fixed Heat Sink + External Fan + Sturdy Casing to extend the life of the control board, Self-contained short circuit protection, Not easy to damage.
  • 【Wide Application】Suitable for carve wood, plastic, acrylic, PCB CCL, soft metal like copper and aluminum and other like materials, but can not carve hard metal, jade and other hard materials.
    Assembly instructions are provided, but if you get stuck, contact us with any questions that arise. Download the English manual and software.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Weight 1.7

6. CNC Router Machine 4040-XE, 300W Spindle 3-Axis Engraving Milling Machine for Wood Metal Acrylic MDF Nylon Carving Cutting Arts and Crafts DIY Design

Features :

  • 4040-XE CNC Router uses 300W spindle and NEMA23 stepper motors, which are more powerful and efficient. Max moving speed is 2000mm/min and spindle speed range is 0~10000.
  • Control board, power supply, emergency stop, and wires are integrated into a newly design box, which is simple for operation, easy to clean and safe. The controller has a 3.5” touchscreen LCD which also functions as an offline controller. The input voltage is 110V.
  • It’s capable to engrave, cut and drill many different kinds of material such as wood, metal, MDF, acrylic, foam, resin, nylon, carbon fiber, PCB and etc. It’s great for home use and business.
  • Large engravable area of 15.75”x15.75”x2.56” (400x400x65mm). It’s capable to handle both small and large material. The CNC machine is based on GRBL, it is compatible with GRBL-control software.
  • Easy assembly. Main parts are pre-assembled, it only takes 15-30mins to fully assembly. Wires are labeled clearly for fast connection and bundled into drag chain for easy management.

Additional Info :

Color Black

7. Genmitsu CNC Router Machine PROVerXL 4030 for Wood Metal Acrylic MDF Carving Arts Crafts DIY Design, 3 Axis Milling Cutting Engraving Machine, Working Area 400 x 300 x 110mm (15.7”x11.8”x4.3”)

Features :

  • Easy to Set Up: The pre-assembled module of XYZ axis and wires dramatically reduces effort of assembly, allowing you to start carving your projects in less time. 3-Month Carveco Maker Subscription is included. Turning your ideas into the next fun project or your own work of art will be much easier with Carveco Maker. We will email you the subscription link after you place the order.
  • More Power: New completely redesigned control box and drive system, beefy C-BEAM Frame, precision NEMA 23 stepper motors, High Power Spindle and included adapter for a drop in Dewalt DWP611 upgrade.
  • No additional parts required: Everything you need out of the box, no stripped down kits or addons, the Genmitsu PROVerXL 4030 CNC router already includes all of the accessories and components you need at an affordable price, including XYZ axis limit switches, emergency stop switches,speed control, Z-probe and more.
  • Precision and Performance: Rigid C-beam structure,Leadscrew Driven, Y-axis Dual screw drive, Z-Axis Optical Axis Drive delivers more stability than the traditional v-slot drive. It’s ideal for an endless variety of cutting, drilling, and carving operations on various materials including wood, MDF, plastics, foams, vinyl, and aluminum.
  • Built to suit your needs: The PROVerXL CNC platform is just the beginning, if you are looking for an even larger machine get the upgrade kit available in 2 additional sizes 24”x 24”( 600 x 600mm), and up to 40” x 40” (1000 x 1000mm). Equip your machine with High Powered Laser Modules with up to 15W of true power output. Evolve with your CNC, upgrade as you go, or start big and get to making MORE.

8. DIY CNC Engraver Kits Wood Carving Engraving Cutting Machine Desktop Printer Logo Picture Marking, 40x50cm,2 Axis (500MW)

Features :

  • This 500MW DIY desktop engraving machine is ideal for amateur engraving usage with grayscale printing,low-light positioning and freedom positioning functions.
  • Can be processed material Wood , paper, bamboo, horns, a little leather (wallet),phone shell , photosensitive chapter, sponge paper
  • It only need you to connect it to the computer,then you can print any pictures your like with your own creativity.
  • Specifications: Construction: Body Aluminum + Acrylic Voltage:(12V 5A)110~240V Engraving area: 40x50cm
  • Applicable system(s):XP/win7/win8/win10 ,Mac is not compatible

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 6.4960629855
Width 17.716535415
Length 23.228346433
Weight 4.9

9. SainSmart Genmitsu 3018-PROVer Desktop CNC Router Machine with GRBL Offline Control, Limit Switches & Emergency-Stop, XYZ Working Area 300 x 180 x 45mm, Wood Carving Machine

Features :

  • Class leading values got even easier to use. Pre-assembled and no fuss with assembly taking less than 30 minutes out of the box. An entry-level CNC for anyone who wants to learn a new skill, work on an artwork project, design a DIY gift, or start a small business.
  • Still based on open-source Grbl v1.1 the PROVer has stepped up to more powerful but silent Toshiba TB6S109 drivers with added life and performance along with added Optocouplers to protect your mainboard from hard stops without risk of damage and eliminate signal noise for more consistent projects and longevity.
  • Make more with the all-aluminum body and take advantage of the added stability for milling a wider range of materials while also making clean up even easier with acrylic safety baffles to help contain dust and provide a safety barrier.
  • Take control of your 3018-PROVer Desktop CNC machine with controls at your fingertips. The 1.8” display will clearly display readouts and provide manual control of your mill without any computer. If a project gets out of hand the PROVer has an emergency stop control that is very visible and easy to access for immediate shutdown of your machine.
  • CAD/CAM software to design then convert your ideas into instructions (GCode) that the router can understand and execute (common options are Carveco, Fusion360 and Easel). If you get stuck, check out the SainSmart Resource Center (see at User Guide) or contact us with any questions that arise.

10. VEVOR CNC 3018 CNC Router Kit 3 Axis CNC Router Machine GRBL Control with ER11 and 5mm Extension Rod for Plastic Acrylic PCB PVC Wood Carving Milling Engraving Machine(XYZ Working Area 300x180x45mm)

Features :

  • CNC 3018 Router Machine: CNC 3018 PRO is an upgraded version of 3018 CNC. We provide a detailed user manual, assembly instructions, and installation video for your convenience. Assemble the engraver machine according to the installation instructions. You can enjoy the delight of engraving plastics, soft aluminum, acrylics, PVC, PCB, and many more. This product does not include a laser head and can be purchased by yourself.
  • Large Working Area: The effective engraving area of this engraving machine is 11.8(X) x 7.1(Y) x 1.8(Z) inches. Three refined axes are designed to achieve plane engraving. With the knob, the axes can be moved manually, which facilitates the carving tool settings. The driving units consist of stainless steel screw rods. It uses double copper nuts to clear round trip errors.
  • Excellent Motor: This CNC engraving machine is equipped with three stepper motors(1.3A; 12V; 0.25 Nm torque) and 775 DC(12-24V) 24V spindle motors with a rotational speed of 10000 r/min. And the engraver supports Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, Linux, macOS system, and other software to directly import JPG, BMP, PNG, DXF format files for engraving.
  • Upgraded Control Board: The integrated GRBL control features full functionality and stability. And the advantages of the offline controller lies in the following ones: 1. No need to connect to the computer; 2. Arbitrary selection of offline files for engraving. 3. Manually adjust the X, Y, and Z axes position as the engraving starting point, manually turn on or off the spindle.4. High precision: less than 0.003 inches.
  • Sturdy Material: The frame is mainly made of aluminum alloy and Bakelite materials, with high strength and precision. The triangular side support can improve the motion accuracy of the x-axis. Moreover, it is durable enough to withstand the rigors of all-day use repeatedly.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 7.5
Width 10.2
Length 17.7
Weight 15

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select cnc wood carving machine

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to cnc wood carving machine, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best cnc wood carving machine for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their cnc wood carving machine!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to cnc wood carving machine. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a cnc wood carving machine, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a cnc wood carving machine that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the cnc wood carving machine and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their cnc wood carving machine online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online cnc wood carving machine the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the cnc wood carving machine for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online cnc wood carving machine are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of cnc wood carving machine

Before even thinking about all the different cnc wood carving machine available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these cnc wood carving machines will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these cnc wood carving machine will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer cnc wood carving machine every few months. This is because they know that people want the better cnc wood carving machine. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good cnc wood carving machine tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.