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MakerMade M2 CNC Kit

6 reviews
$1,198.00

MakerMade M2 CNC Kit

6 reviews
$1,198.00

The ideal CNC machine for small business owners, DIYers and hobbyists, MakerMade M2 delivers a massive cutting area and advanced capabilities at the most economical price. And with its upright 4x8 ft design, the M2 stores neatly in any garage or workspace. Simple, free software and a guided setup means you’ll be cutting awesome creations in no time.

Our best-selling CNC now features laser engraving capabilities, so checkout with the M2 + Laser option below and enjoy our most popular offering yet. 

Router is not included in this kit.

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Frequently bought together

  • 71mm Bosch Colt PR20EVSK-RT Router - Reconditioned
  • MakerMade 1/4

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Get to Know the Highest Value CNC Ever Made

Practical CNC design for incredible projects.
  • Electronic board with improved calibration, laser capability and enhanced motion control
  • Highly Economical: No-frills design perfect for weekend warriors, side hustlers and scrappy business owners
  • Massively Capable: A 4x8 ft. cutting area, 2 ft. deep footprint and cutting speeds up to 40 inches per minute
  • Space Saving: Unique upright design provides large cutting area in a fraction of the space Fully 
  • Flexible: Cuts wood, soft metals, plastics, foam and many more materials Technically Advanced: Laser and engraving capabilities (2.8w laser and components included with laser option selection) 
  • Perfectly Tidy: Universal built-in dust collection for automated clean up

But wait, there’s more!

Here’s what comes standard with the M2:
  • Electronic board with improved calibration, laser capability and enhanced motion control
  • X, Y and Z-axis motors
  • Chain ring mount hardware
  • 11 ft drive chains
  • M2 enhanced dust collection sled
  • Standard (71 mm) router clamp
  • Velcro brick straps for added safety
  • Chain tension bungee spring
  • 1/8 in upcut, downcut, and straight cut router bits with 1/4 in to 1/8 in collet reducer
  • New, all metal Z-axis assembly with 3.8 in of total travel
  • Fully customizable dust collection solution
  • Frame wall mount brackets
Guided Set-Up

All the resources and documentation you need to easily start your project, plus live Q&A sessions with our founder/CEO every week!

Unrivaled Support

Dedicated US customer service, a community of makers ready to assist and a calibration guarantee.

Money-Back Guarantee

30-day money back guarantee plus a 1-year parts replacement promise 

Wondering how the M2 compares to other CNC's on the market? Here's a quick look:

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What You Can Make

We've got all of the resources and support you'll need to get started from building your frame through your first projects! 

Our M2 Resources Page includes our assembly and frame build guides

Download Makerverse - our free control software

Cutting

Technology: CNC Cutting/Routing (Computer Numerical Controlled)

Cutting Volume: 4ft x 8ft x 3.8in (1.22m x 2.44m x 9.65cm), up to 32 sq ft

Maximum Cutting Speed: Up to 40 in/min (ipm) (17mm/s)

Material compatibility: Hardwoods, Plywood, MDF, Laminate, Hard Plastics (acrylic, nylon, uPVC, hard PVC), Soft Plastics (polycarbonate, polyethylene, soft PVC), thin sheet aluminum

Router Bit Compatibility: Any drill, milling, or speciality bit that is compatibile with your router

Router Bit Size: 1/8in-1/2in (Depending on router used)

Router Specifics: Based on router used, see our recommend router list for individual differences

Accuracy: Less than 1mm variance across 32 sq ft

Mechanical

Weight: 23lbs (10.4kg)

Package Size: 19in x 19in x 5in (48.2cm x 48.2cm x 12.7cm)

Construction: All Metal Z-Axis, Metal Hardware, Metal Stud Mounts for Frame, Wood Sled

X,Y, and Z motors: Industrial Drive Motors

Max Plunge Depth: 3.8in (9.65cm)

Dust Collection: Metal bracket with velcro straps

Router Clamp: Metal 71mm (91mm Clamp available)

Chains: 11ft (3.35m) (15ft Chains Available)

Z-Axis: All Metal Design for faster and cleaner cutting

Router: See manufacturer specifications

Electrical

Power: 100-240v 50-60Hz 2.0A Input;12v, 5A Output

Arduino: Arduino DUE v1.2 Control Shield

Firmware: GBRL 1.1g

Connectivity: microUSB

Router: See manufacturer specifications

Software

Gcode Sender: Makerverse

File Format: Gcode

Included with the M2

1-Year Limited Warranty

Guides, videos, online resources, and community

Tools for Kit Assembly

US, EU, AU, UK Power Cord Choice

USB Drive

Support by MakerMade

Router Bit Starter Set

Marker for materials and chains

Included with the Laser Addition
  • 2.8 Watt Laser diode component with mounting screws
  • Laser Shroud 
  • Adjustable Safety Compliant Laser Diode Driver
  • Power Cord (Including power adapter for international orders)
  • Laser Safety Goggles for 445nm Lasers
  • Laser Fan
  • 3 foot Mini Molex Jr. Input Cable
  • Laser and Fan Extension Cables
  • 1k ohm 1/2w (0.5Watt) ±1% Tolerance Metal Film Fixed Resistor
  • 25 mm M3 screws (If purchasing for the 71 mm clamp (2))
  • Emergency Stop Button

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06/25/2021
Woodchuck
United States United States
Have to say there are some major benefits to the new design

Have to say there are some major benefits to the new design. The all steel frame eliminates the worry of deflection completely! In addition, the frame is a major upgrade from a maintenance and reliability viewpoint. I think the strap idea is also a great improvement over the old clamping design for the weights on the classic system. It does have better labeling for setup and assembly as well but needs some work to simplify assembly for the beginner. Keep in mind this is still a DIY kit and does have a few items that need improvement. With all of this in mind, it’s still a great value for a CNC beginner and with the right setup it has the largest cut area for the money! I posted several in-depth in-biased videos on My YouTube channel 2 Tankard Creations. For a more in-depth review, take a look and enjoy!

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06/25/2021
bang
United States United States
This is a machine to have by every maker

We have tried the first makermade cnc machine and this one it’s so much better. There are 3 big things that make a big difference. 1- The new rig system that allow us to attach the frame to the wall, and assemble it in less than half time than the previous one. 2- The new Z axis now we can work with some carving works because it’s so fast and accurate.. 3- The new software !! We really love it because it has automatic calibration !! This is a machine to have by every maker –

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06/25/2021
Tristan
United States United States
Real happy with the M2

Real happy with the M2. I had no experience with the original Maslow, jumped straight into this one and I have to say, I’m having a lot of fun making things. Love the fact that it sits up against the wall because I have limited space in the garage. It does take some time to set up and calibrate, but once it’s set you’re good to go.

RS
06/25/2021
Robert S.
United States United States
A real superb machine

Got one from the first batch of M2’s back in July. A real superb machine. I have a garage the size of a hall way with 78″ ceilings and I never imagined I could fit a 4ft x 8ft CNC machine in there. Built the frame according to the manual, except with a 12ft top beam right at the top of the ceiling. Calibration is a highly mathematical art, but once you set it you can forget it. I can cut every part of a 4ft x 8ft board within 0.005″ of accuracy with the standard chains that came with the kit (by tying a cord to the end of the chains and suspending a weight from the center of the top beam to keep them taught). I’m spending 30USD a board and making furniture, prototypes, dinosaurs, a router table, and whatever else I can think up. I chose the Dewalt 611 and highly recommend Fusion 360 to generate gcode.

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06/25/2021
Ashir
United States United States
I had pre-ordered in June and got my M2 on August 07 in Canada

I had pre-ordered in June and got my M2 on August 07 in Canada. I am in the process of putting together the frame and assembly. I love the new frame its easy to make. I like the information provided and the videos but I am unhappy and totally lost with setting up the router. I tried buying the Ridgid R22002 in Canada but could not find it in Ontario, I finally bought R29303 from Home Depot but almost midnight as I try to attach the router I find out that Ridgid is too big for the M2 Z axis assembly and that I should buy either Bosch Colt, Makita or Dewalt 611. This is an unpleasant surprise for me, I wish I knew earlier and somehow I resent going down from a 2 HP router to 1.25 HP. I think bigger is better and we should have opted for a more powerful machine not less. Anyway I will return the Ridgid and find one of the smaller ones and resume assembly.

TD
06/25/2021
Tony D. / Commando Designs
United States United States
This machine is the real deal

This machine is the real deal. It took me a day to figure out the calibration (I pre-ordered so the instructions were a bit scarce / since been updated / and with the new Makerverse software, calibration looks to be a ton easier.) I was skeptical, but the accuracy is awesome. This is a game changer for the hobbyist. I’m already building fit-together type projects that are spot on. You’re only limitation is your design skills. Can’t wait to expand my maker repertoire using this amazing tool.

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