CAD and CAM is at lest ten times harder than 3d printing! I am amazed at the steps it takes to make something very simple. I have been trying to penetrate the Fusion 360 envelope and the parts do not move the way that I expect them to. The lengths and widths need to be checked every time you download something. Then the different types of files is KILLING me, the SVG versus DXF files. Converting files from one format to the other is not guaranteed and every now and then Fusion 360 crashes. Finally pretty much everything on Thingiverse is designed for laser cutting (laser cutting! I just bought 100 dollars worth of bits!), and I have no laser. Finally the router bits are different from the CNC bits, the CNC bits are longer from what I gather and lend themselves more to dynamic Z movement. This CADCAM thing is almost beyond for me. Gonna keep trying though. I saw that someone designed a pen carrier for the Rigid router sled, I am gonna load that puppy up and practice my routing before i start cutting plywood sheets.
Just venting, this is so much harder than 3d printing, so much harder.