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Charleston, SC /

Intro to CNC Routing

Reforge Charleston Reforge Charleston 4500 Leeds Avenue, Suite 306, North Charleston, SC 29405 (map)

This class will teach you the basics of CNC cutting with our Shapeoko and Xcarve CNC machines. The Shapeoko and Xcarve are open source CNC (computer numerical control) cutting machine that cost less than $1,000. Historically, CNC machines have been prohibitively expensive.

But open source hardware continues to make it possible for hobbyist makers to use these powerful fabrication methods.

Topics that may be covered in this class:

History of CNC

CNC Machine Variety

CNC Machine Components

Positive and Negative Directions

Plus and Minus Directions

CNC Machines


Design Software

Input Methods

Control and Operation Features

Service and Proper maintenance

Details: Any members interested in using the CNC machine needs to take this class prior to using the machine, or demonstrate proficiency in CNC milling and a knowledge of the Shapeoko 2 machine in particular.

Don't get lost, but if you do please call:[masked]-MAKE (6253)

Work Space

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