CNC Mill

CNC Mill

Cutting Edge Creativity

The Library's CNC Milling machine will take your creativity to the cutting edge. Check out Inventables Projects, opens a new window for inspiration, or develop your own unique design using the free cloud based Easel, opens a new window. Save your project in Easel, opens a new window, reserve the machine bring your blank material to the Library, and watch your creativity take shape!


  • Carvey CNC Mill: 12in (width), 8in (depth), 1in (height)
  • Approved Materials: wood, acrylic, machinable wax, expanded PVC, HDPE, and plastic


  • The CNC Mill may only be used for lawful purposes.
  • The CNC Mill has a three-hour reservation limit per day.
  • Objects must be appropriate for a public library environment.
  • Objects must not infringe upon any third party's intellectual property rights.
  • Objects must not be illegal nor can they be construed as having the intent to harm.
  • The Library reserves the right to refuse access at the discretion of library staff.
  • Staff will not modify, create, or correct designs.
  • Limit: 1 reservation up to 3 hours per day.
  • Library card account must be in good standing to use equipment.

Get Started

A Frisco Library card is required to use our CNC Mill.

  1. Create your design using Easel, opens a new window. It is free and easy to use.
  2. Select your milling bit in Easel (here is a milling bit guide, opens a new window).
  3. Use these instructions, opens a new window to adjust your cut settings in Easel for the Carvey machine.
  4. Reserve the Carvey CNC Mill, opens a new window. Reservations are required and walk-ins cannot be accommodated.
  5. Check in at the library for your reservation on the 2nd level with your photo ID.
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