See the Drag Knives in Action

Video Resources

Use our Drag Knife to vastly enhance the capabilities of your CNC router.

The Donek Drag Knives cut exact curves and sharp corners in wood veneer, plastics, cardboard, gasket materials, leather, and more.

“If you can cut it with a utility knife, you can cut it faster and more precisely with a Donek Tools Drag Knife.”

Videos in this section:

  • Cutting Readi-Board foam board from Dollar Tree for use in RC model airplanes
  • Cutting paper (die-cut stickers) to finished shape
  • Cutting plastic snowboard base material inlay
  • Cutting wood veneer inlay
  • Cutting custom cardboard packaging
  • Cutting leather patterns

CNC knife Cutting System Video Tutorials

See how to program and use the Donek CNC Knife Cutting System

Sheetcam

This tutorial shows you how to use Sheetcam to create Drag Knife tools paths for your CNC router and demonstrates a CNC router cutting paper backed veneer for marquetry or inlaid veneer.

Vectric Aspire 4.0 and VCarve Pro 7

This tutorial shows you how to program you CNC with Vectric software's Drag Knife Gadget and demonstrates a CNC router cutting vinyl and coroplast with a Donek Drag Knife.

Free MS Excel Processor

This tutorial shows how to use the free swivel program to add corner actions to a tool path created with vectric software (older versions). This free swivel program can be used to add corner actions to tool paths created with other cam programs.  The program can be downloaded from the software section of our web site.

Donek Tools CNC Knife cutting system can be used in any CNC router to cut a wide variety of materials and substrates.  Cutting with a CNC knife system means you don't have to listen to your router or cutter, and there is no dust to collect.  Our tools will help reduce dust and minimize noise in your shop.  You can view more videos of our CNC Knife Cutting system on our youtube channel.  You'll find additional video demonstrations of our CNC knives cutting wood veneer, leather, and cardboard. Talk with others on our facebook page about how they use their Donek Drag Knife.

CNC Basics Tutorials

Video Tutorials About a Variety of CNC Techniques

Vacuum Table Construction

Learn how to make a cost effective vacuum table for holding materials down on your CNC router.

Using your Drag Knife to make stamps

This video shows the process we use to cut the materials for making the stamps we print our cardboard boxes with.  We believe that someone clever could probably use the same type of stamp for printing on t-shirts and fabrics.

We'll post more CNC Basics Tutorials in the future. Please keep checking back.