DWC1824 Hobbyist Cnc Router

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Start carving with this robust and easy-to-use hobbyist CNC router that takes no shortcuts and is made in the USA.

Includes everything you need to start carving. No prior CNC experience required!

from $2,799.00
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Quality Hobby CNC Router

The perfect workshop companion, this hobbyist benchtop CNC has helped hundreds to begin carving with little or no prior experience.

Carve masterful projects up to 18" x 24" easily and affordably without sacrificing quality!

With the included router and easy-to-learn design software, the DWC1824 comes plug-and-play ready - no assembly required!



A compact CNC that features robust construction with the same reliability as our larger CNCs, the DWC1824 Mini Carver is compact enough to sit on your workbench and can be moved easily without taking up a lot of room.

The Mini Carver has an 18" by 24" cutting area, 4" clearance, and features a 1 1/4 horsepower motor.

The DWC1824 is made to be intuitive and easy to use so that anyone can begin CNC carving, no matter your prior experience.

The DWC1824 CNC router comes pre-assembled with everything you need to carve, and isn't a kit that you will need to put together yourself.

Made in Indiana from high-quality components, this hobbyist CNC was designed to last, and many of our customers have used it to start businesses before upgrading to our professional CNCs that are designed for higher production.

Addons & Warranty

You can also extend the functionality of the DWC1824 Mini Carver by adding a laser for engraving and a 4th Axis attachment for carving table legs, spindles and statues!

The DWC1824 has a One Year Limited Warranty. Learn More



Explore the DWC1824 CNC in these in-depth walkthrough and demo videos.


Design Features

  • Automatic start/stop for hands-off operation

  • High-impact table top with three integrated T-tracks to secure projects during a carve.

  • Controller software provides detailed real time feedback during carving.

  • Latest drive technology with strong stepper motors for precise and silky smooth operation.

  • Self-lubricating linear ball bearings on hardened polished chrome rods for accuracy and longevity.

  • Open-ended table means you can carve on pieces that are longer than the cutting area.

Mini CNC Router carving a wooden sign

What You Get

Your CNC arrives pre-assembled with everything you need to carve.
It’s not a kit that you must piece together yourself.

Vectric Software

Powerful and easy-to-use, Vectric V-Carve Desktop design software comes standard.

CNC Controller Software PlanetCNC

Motion Controller

PlanetCNC TNG Motion Controller software.

Makita CNC Router

Makita Router

1-1/4hp soft start Makita router with 1/4” shank bit.

60 Degree V-bit

Start carving on Day 1!

Two Clamps

Two wooden hold-down clamps.

Dust Skirts

Two transparent dust skirts.




Size & Capacity

Carving Area: 18" x 24"
Table Size: 24" x 30"
Machine Footprint: 30" x 34"
X axis travel: 24”
Y axis travel: 18”
Z axis travel: 4"



Max cutting speed: Up to 100” /min (light & thin materials)
Max travel speed: 125” /min
Resolution: 0.001”
Repeatability: 0.005”
Spindle Horsepower: 1-1/4hp
Router speed: 0 - 24,000 RPM
Collet size: 1/8”, 1/4”



  • V-Carve Desktop is designed for small CNC machines and is aimed at hobby or non-production environments.

    This is flexible and easy-to-learn software that is a great place to start, especially if you have little or no previous design experience.

    Learn More | Vectric Website

  • V-Carve Pro edition gives you unlimited job and toolpath size, true shape nesting & job set-up sheets, ideally suited to a production environment.

    This is recommended for our DWC2440 CNC and can also be used with the DWC1824.

    Learn More | Vectric Website

  • Aspire gives you all of the functionality of VCarve Pro but adds 3D design tools to enable you to create your own 3D reliefs.

    This is recommended for CNC that are using a 4th-Axis for rotary carvings.

    Learn More | Vectric Website

  • This software creates the toolpaths for the CNC to follow to create the carving you have designed in the Vectric Design software.

    It comes standard with your CNC purchase.

    More info | PlanetCNC Website



Voltage: Runs on standard 110 volts with a 24v power supply
Amps: 15 Amp



Shipping dimensions: 36"x34"x24"
Shipping weight: 125 lbs.
Shipping type: Freight


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Learn More

Short videos answering specific questions.



Learn how our customers build successful home businesses with their CNC.


The DWC1824 In Action


DWC1824 Owners


They use the DWC1824 in their business!
Most can demo their CNC for you if you’re nearby.


After you buy…


Supporting your success is our priority!


FREE Two-Hour Training

Once you set up your CNC, we’ll schedule a two hour, one-on-one orientation call.

We’ll help you through all your first questions and make sure you’re starting off on the right foot!

You can also order one-on-one training anytime for a reasonable fee.

Detailed Start Up Guides

Your CNC comes with a 'Getting Started Guide' and step-by-step videos that walk you through setting up your router, installing the software and designing and carving your first project.


Weekly Live Classes

Free in-depth tutorials about CNC project design where we answer your questions live during the class.

Customer Support

We’re available Monday to Saturday for any questions and issues you have!

Just call or email when you have a question.

We’re here for you for the life of your machine.

Community Group

Join the private DWC Owners Facebook Group for inspiration, support and make new friends.

Now over 1,300 members!


Owner Programs


Here are some of the ways we promote our customers on their journey. Available only to Digital Wood Carver customers.


CNC Directory

Join and get more business from people looking for CNC services.

Earn Commissions

Show off your CNC and get paid in cash or credit.

Trade-UP Your CNC

Trade-in your old CNC and upgrade to a bigger CNC when you’re ready.

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