hello , i am very new to this forum, and to cnc affairs in gereral. so i am a complete novice, but slowly building up my knowledge, on all things cnc. could someone give me some good advice, on what computer , i would need, i hope to built a cnc router machine, for wood engraving, on soft woods and some hard wood. i am hoping to have a working area of 24'' x 18''. i want to start buying in some parts and pieces , so as to built up my kit over a period of time , money being the reason. could some one tell me what is the basic computer set up that i will need, to run a standard 3 axis machine, and where would be the cheapest place, to buy the computer ? i know this is a slightly different point, what would be the best BOB, to acquire for a standard 3 axis cnc machine ? going back to the question on the computer, i need advice on cables,and other relevant material to set up the computer system. my name is paul , i live in belfast, ireland. i would greatly appreciate any advice and help that any one on this forum could give me , please bear in mind , that i am at the basic level, on terminology on cnc affairs , so please try and keep it basic , for this novice.
yours kindly paul