Hacman - Shapeoko 2


This is a series of Docs for the use of the Shapeoko 2 currently within the Hackspace.
This is currently on loan to us from Simon. (Many thanks to Simon for the loan of the shapeoko, and Bob for the spindle PSU)

The docs are largley split into 3 sections


The post processor is usually a part of the Cam software that generates G-Code for specific types of CNC. This could include one processor for Grbl, another for TinyG. Generally if there’s a post processor for LinuxCNC then this should work with grbl.



Open Source Software

Free / Non open source software

Commercial Software

The top two items of commercial CAM software for use with Solidworks includes Hsmworks and MasterCam. Hsmworks is by far the easiest to use, but not to good at turning or 4 / 5 Axis. MasterCam has the most features but is much more difficult to use.