Selling my Shapeoko 1+

I’m putting my modified Shapeoko 1 up for sale. Since I have a Shapeoko 3 now, I don’t really need the S1 anymore. It’s a great starter machine and quite capable of milling hardwoods at reasonable speed and with good accuracy. I was getting +/- 0.005″ with a little careful work.

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Fixturing and an Oops

I love the DeStaCo quick clamps. They have many varieties. I recently bought some of the push-pull style to make a fixture to mill my .50 BMG inserts. I used some MDF to make the plate, and glued two blocks on to form a 90 degree corner. Then I added some #8-32 threaded inserts to […]

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Shapeoko 3 Upgrades – Part 2

I have done some other mods to my S3 so as long as I’m waiting to hear from support I’ll write them up now. While I don’t think mounting the control board to the back of the X rail is a bad idea, I’m not a huge fan. It makes running the USB and power […]

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Shapeoko 3 Upgrades – Part 1.2

In which we step back, pause and up our game. So I’m thinking about the table this morning trying to decide what to do about the fact that it’s not flat. And it’s out of flat kind of a lot. I’d have to measure it for real, but it’s probably about .030″ high in the […]

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