Shapeoko 3 XL Upgrade

Shapeoko 3 XL Upgrade

I upgraded my Shapeoko 3 build area using the XL upgrade kit from Carbide 3D. Additionally, I swapped out the Z-axis to the more rigid and higher precision Z-axis from cnc4newbie, link below: https://cnc4newbie.com/store/en/shapeoko-3-slider-p90/ With the upgrade came...
3D Printed Floor Plans

3D Printed Floor Plans

Showing a new home buyer a render and blueprint is a good place to start, but nothing beats the experience of holding a physical representation of the floor plan in the hand.These 3D Printed floor plans and the CNC carved terrain they fit in provide a tactile way to...
CNC Tooling Holder

CNC Tooling Holder

Summary   This is a simple tooling holder for my Shapeoko 3. It has various slots to house the tools needed for regular machine maintenance, collets, and of course ample space for 1/4″ and 1/8″ endmills.   The part was designed in Fusion 360 and...
Tea Box

Tea Box

About   I built this tea box for my soon-to-be Mother in Law, Jeanne Milton. I wanted to carve this box from two solid pieces of wood using the CNC and use a linked hinge for visual interest and mechanical complexity. The lid is made from hard maple and the base...
French Cleat Headphone Rack

French Cleat Headphone Rack

Summary This french cleat headphone rack was built as a Christmas present for my soon-to-be Father-In-Law, Bill Milton. The design uses a french cleat style mounting system. However, as the pieces are very short and narrow, I had to add a second “cleat” on...