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Cutting and Engraving a SparkFun Coaster

Squares are alright, and it's fun to watch the machine move around, but eventually you'll want to actually cut some real shape out with the mill. I've put this Shapoko Coaster Project together to show all the steps of cutting a project with a mill.

Shapeoko Coaster Project

November 20, 2015

A step-by-step guide to cutting and engraving a coaster with the Shapeoko.

This uses open source software for all steps:

  • Create design in inkscape
  • Create took paths through
  • Send gcode with Universal Gcode Sender
  • Stepoko runs grbl on the mill

Watch a video of the coaster being made below: