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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...

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A CNC machine for $4000? Really?

Thanks Ryan Dennes! ┬áHe sent me an email outlining a new CNC machine that will cut everything up to and including aluminum, for only $4000. The post for it is already baked right into HSM too, so you should be able to send code for it right out of Inventor! It’s called the Pocket NC. I am NOT...

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HOW DO I GET RID OF A SNIPE IN VERIFY?

Question: Every time I verify my code in CNCMotion, a little snipe appears as if the tool is ramping into the part. It doesn’t do this when I run the program… What’s up? Answer: Well that’s an easy fix! Watch below! .youtube_sc iframe.yp{display:none;}The Adobe Flash Player...

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