He has been using Artcam for 10 years.
“As an artist, I can imagine things
and see things and visualize what can
happen; but then as a businessman,
I’m able to make a quick decision
whether that’s viable or not, and that’s
very important. I do 5-axis machining
on a three-axis machine so I really
push the machine to the limit.”
McKeagney has used CNC tech-
nology for work on high-end homes
in California, and also for classic old
buildings in London.
“I would reproduce exactly the old
historic aesthetic,” says McKeagney,
and the software would resolve the
complex tool path conflicts that might
McKeagney has done many intricate
ceiling designs, and in this latest project design based on a famed Hearst
Castle ceiling, he says the layout can be
adjusted to suit any room’s dimensions.
It is primed MDF and ready for install.
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Designed with ArtCAM software and crafted in MDF with a CNC router, this is a reproduction
of an elaborate ceiling from the Hearst Castle in California.
McKeagney says many of his projects stretch the limits of a 3-axis CNC router by actually
doing 5-axis work.
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