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Disabled Veteran's Business Booms with the X-Carve Pro CNC Machine

Meet Travis Shelton, the owner of Sawdust Slayer, a wood carving and engraving business. He is a disabled veteran who started his business as a hobby in 2016. He got his first X-Carve machine and loved the concept of using technology to create intricate designs on wood.  You can hear Travis talk about his experience in this video below.


Travis has always been interested in working with wood and decided to pursue this interest further. In 2019, he started selling his creations under the brand name “Making It.” As the demand for his work grew, he realized that he needed to upgrade his equipment to meet his customers’ needs.

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Travis chose the 4'x4' X-Carve Pro, an upgraded version of the X-Carve machine, for his business. The X-Carve Pro is a high-powered machine that uses a spindle to carve wood, rather than a router. It has the strength and precision required to carve large, commercial-grade signs out of thick cedar wood.

X-Carve Pro-1The X-Carve Pro has allowed Travis to expand his business and take on bigger projects. With the machine’s strength and precision, he can create large, durable signs that can withstand the elements and the test of time. This has enabled him to serve a wider range of customers and take on more complex projects.

Screen Shot 2023-02-24 at 11.37.20 AMTravis is impressed with the quality of the X-Carve Pro and the customer support he has received from Inventables. He appreciates that our company stands behind our product and is always available to help him when he needs it.

Overall, Travis is thrilled with his decision to invest in the X-Carve Pro. It has enabled him to grow his business and take it to the next level. With his talent and the power of the X-Carve Pro, the possibilities are endless. If you’re looking for high-quality wood carvings and engravings, be sure to check out Sawdust Slayer.  For more information about the X-Carve Pro check out the product page in our store.