Aaron Gough

Show HostAaron Gough

Aaron is a professional knife maker based in Toronto, Canada.

DIY CNC Conversions & Affordable Machines

Craig & Aaron answer listener questions and talk about various affordable options for newcomers to CNC milling. Boston Dynamics dance video: The tools Arraon uses for hard milling from Maritool: My feeds and speeds for the above tool cutting 63HRC...

The Dark Side of Tech

Aaron & Craig chat about emerging technology that will power the next generation of CNC machines and go down a rabbit hole about the consequences of free software and services.

Speed, Material and Die Hard

Craig and Aaron answer some listener questions about feeds rates and cutting speeds. Aaron gives the pros & cons to various cutting tool materials and the guys talk about the differences between CNC routers and mills.

Upright Machining & EDM

Aaron & Craig discuss process, failures and dream purchases. A listener asks for tips for small businesses and Aaron gets frothed up about the latest rocket launch from SpaceX.

A Day Late and a Dollar Short

Aaron & Craig discuss what they have been doing this week as well as the benefits and pitfalls of ordering parts from China.

Aaron has a new kitchen knife and Craig has been 3D printing prototypes of a folding knife.

Lead or Ball Screws

Aaron & Craig are back with an episode where they discuss the differences between lead and ball screws and the French attitude towards health & safety. I'm off to buy a dog, it's freezing here.


Aaron Gough ( & Craig Lockwood ( are here with a brand new show all about CNC machines. This weekly show will follow the guys as they chat about how they are using CNC machines in their workshops.