CNC Shapeoko Tutorials

Shapeoko: Add a Hardware E-Stop

Shapeoko: Add a Hardware E-Stop

Weirdest thing. The machine is quite amazing. The software is pretty well thought out. The build is easy. The workflow is smooth. But where’s the E-stop? There is ABSOLUTELY no way I could put a machine in my classroom without an E-stop, and the Shapeoko does not have one. Either software or hardware. I contacted […]
Shapeoko-Install CarbideMotion

Shapeoko-Install CarbideMotion

Question: How do I Install CarbideMotion? Do I need it? How does it work? Answer: CarbideMotion is the control software by Carbide 3D that controls the Shapeoko CNC Routers. click on the picture below and it will take you to Carbide 3D’s website that takes you through an overview of the software, an installation guide, […]
Shapeoko- Carbide Create Basics

Shapeoko- Carbide Create Basics

A very easy to use piece of software to help you design parts for your Shapeoko router. Considered a CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) program, it allows you to design stuff on your stock, apply the toolpaths, then send it to your machine! The software is bare bones compared to EdgeCAM or HSM, but yet it […]

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