Today I completed my Shapeoko 2 build. Following the instuctions on their wiki was pretty straight forward. There are a few key items I will share in case you order one yourself.
- Order the arduino mount and fan. It’s an extra $50 but very worth it.
- The brass parts require 3 washers and are VERY easy to bottom out and break. Not so easy to get replacements.
- Order the upgraded base plate. It has threaded holes for easily holding down your material. I have not done this yet, but it may be my next upgrade.
Now the fun can begin as I come up with ideas to make/mill.