QuickBuild Benchtop CNC Enclosure for less than $350 – coolant ready

This is a blog post to support the quick build video showing how I built an enclosure for my Taig benchtop mill. I used commonly available parts from local hardware stores. The list of items I used is below the video.

YouTube Video

Parts List

Scroll right to see the links to the items.

StoreForDescriptionQtyPrice TotalItem#
StoreForDescription Qty Price  Total Item#Link
LowesFrame2-in x 4-in x 8-ft 6 $10.27 $ 61.62468930Severe Weather 2-in x 4-in x 8-ft #2 Prime Pressure Treated Lumber in the Pressure Treated Lumber department at Lowes.com
LowesFrame4-in x 4-in x 6-ft 2 $13.27 $ 26.54468950Severe Weather 4-in x 4-in x 6-ft #2 Pressure Treated Lumber in the Pressure Treated Lumber department at Lowes.com
LowesFrame2x2x8″6 $3.98 $23.8845132-in x 2-in x 8-ft White Furring Strip in the Furring Strips department at Lowes.com
LowesSidesWhite Wall Panel1 $32.61 $ 32.618566https://www.lowes.com/pd/48-in-x-8-ft-Embossed-White-Wall-Panel/1000174771
        
LowesLight3′ Shop Light1 $16.98 $  16.982592123Utilitech 3-ft Cool White LED Linear Shop Light in the Shop Lights department at Lowes.com
LowesDrainSink tailpipe1 $2.98 $2.9824628Keeney 1-1/2-in Plastic Sink Tailpiece in the Under Sink Plumbing department at Lowes.com
LowesDrain1-1/2-in Plastic sink Plug1 $7.28 $7.2824623Keeney 1-1/2-in Plastic Po Plug in the Under Sink Plumbing department at Lowes.com
Home DepotSealingClear Silicone Sealant1 $6.77 $6.77362646GE Advanced Silicone 2 10.1 oz. Clear Exterior/Interior Window and Door Sealant-2708920 – The Home Depot
Home DepotDoor SliderAluminum Trim Channel1 $ 12.84 $12.84229347https://www.homedepot.com/p/Everbilt-3-8-in-W-x-1-2-in-H-x-48-in-L-x-1-16-in-Thick-Aluminum-Trim-Channel-800167/204604759
Home DepotDoor HandleSatin Nickel Wire Drawer Pull2 $ 3.16 $ 6.32408767https://www.homedepot.com/p/Liberty-4-in-102mm-Center-to-Center-Satin-Nickel-Wire-Drawer-Pull-P604BCC-SN-C/203244366
        
LowesSides30-in W x 36-in L Clear Acrylic Sheet2 32.98 $65.9611233https://www.lowes.com/pd/OPTIX-0-08-in-T-x-30-in-W-x-36-in-L-Clear-Acrylic-Sheet/3179381
LowesDoors36-in W x 48-in L Clear Polycarbonate1 $79.98 $79.98239982LEXAN 0.093-in T x 36-in W x 48-in L Clear Polycarbonate Sheet in the Polycarbonate & Acrylic Sheets department at Lowes.com
        
     Total  $343.76