First if you didn't do it yet, see if even as an independent contractor you qualify for any of the support programs passed recently. Look into the payrol protection plan. That's done thru your bank. TODAY.
I left the CNC machining business about 20 years ago. I cut my teeth on a very old mori seiki sl turning center but all that has long been forgotten. From a couple people I still know in the field there's a strong demand for reliable people that show up on time, sober and everyday.
For now / this time. This has me doing a LOT of thinking. Might be time to construct a hoop house. I can get by on hunting / foraging for myself, but adding three picky eaters into the mix throws me into a tailspin. Just like I can poop somewhere other than a toilet with running water, but my wife and kids wouldn't. Gotta change the comfort level and knowledge of those in the house.