3D Printers and laser cutters ( to a lesser extent) get a lot of attention as the most efficient computer-controlled maker tools nowadays. Nobody can say that they’re not great, especially when it comes to light materials and small parts. However, if you want to do something on a bigger scale, perhaps a plasma router/cutter is what you need.
The plasma router that you’re about to see in the video below, is not completely finished, according to the video description, however, it’s built with style. Namely, the router is belt driven by stepper motors and the controller is a Triple BEAST.
The video shows the very first run, so let’s see what this thing is made of!