Preview The Shapeoko Xl Cnc
Preview the shapeoko xl cnc is post about Cnc Woodworking bookmarked by victor with ID 1373244707 was uploaded on 12-04-2019 and has been viewed 19,856 times.
The Shapeoko XL is desktop-size CNC that might fit a woodworking hobbyists' needs A Desktop size CNC at an Entry Level Price One of the questions I'm most often asked is 'would you do a review of an affordable CNC?' Up to now, there've been few choices for woodworkers on tight budgets with small home shops.
Here's the thing: as woodworkers, we do pretty heavy duty work and that doesn't seem to match up with what's available on a hobbyist budget.So, I looked at a class of CNCs that are designed for 'makers' — hobbyists who build all kinds of things using the latest technology tools.
Usually, 'maker' CNCs are very light duty and not suited for machining solid wood.Then, I ran across a new entry from Carbide 3D called the Shapeoko XL.It's unusual in two important ways: It's light but very stiff and it will fit on a desktop.
It's cutting area is 33' x 17', which is a useful amount of space to work in.That makes it a promising candidate for a woodworking CNC.It's priced at $1,499 and comes as a kit in a 48' x 24' x 12' box.
An evaluation unit is in my shop undergoing testing for...