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2021 MakerMade M2 CNC with Laser Engraving Option!

6 reviews
$1,198.00

2021 MakerMade M2 CNC with Laser Engraving Option!

6 reviews
$1,198.00

Unconventional and massively capable. The 2021 M2 is 4x8ft of accessible, automated woodworking.


Now with laser engraving capabilities! Purchase the M2 + Laser bundle below for 4'x8' of routing AND laser engraving!


Router must be purchased separately.

  • Designed in Arkansas
  • Free U.S. Shipping
  • Dedicated Support

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Frequently bought together

  • 2.8W Laser Engraving Upgrade Kit for the M2 CNC
  • Bosch PR20EVSK-RT Colt Palm Grip 5.7 Amp 1-Horsepower Fixed Base Variable Speed Router with Edge Guide (Renewed)
  • CNC 1/4

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Product Highlights

Practical CNC design for incredible projects.
  • The next iteration of Maslow CNC 
  • Upright frame offers a massive 4x8ft of cutting on an 18in deep footprint
  • Cutting speeds up to 40in / minute
  • 3.8in of total z-axis travel
  • Can cut wood, soft metals, plastics, foam, and much more
  • Laser cutting and engraving capabilities (2.8w laser and components included with laser option selection)
  • Universal, built-in dust collection

What’s Included

  • Electronic Control Board with Enhanced Features
  • X,Y,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" Upcut, Downcut, and Straight Cut Router Bits with 1/4 in to 1/8 in collet reducer
  • New, all metal Z-Axis Assembly
  • Fully customizable dust collection solution
  • Frame Wall Mount Brackets
Make More For Less

Bigger projects in a fraction of the space for a fraction of the price.

Guided Set-Up

All the resources you need to get started.

Unrivaled Support

Dedicated support, resources and community.

Included Warranty

Included Warranty

Included Software

Designed for use with our open-source Makerverse software to simply calibrate and run your machine.

Dedicated Support

Dedicated US based support team and live weekly Q&A sessions to assist you throughout your set-up and projects.

Set-Up Resources

Living assembly guide with videos, a detailed resource page and free project files to get you up and making quickly.

What You Can Make

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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

Customer Reviews
4.8 Based on 6 Reviews
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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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