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MakerMade M2 CNC Kit

Current Price $748.00
Original Price $998.00

MakerMade M2 CNC Kit

Current Price $748.00
Original Price $998.00

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 (only an additional $499) and enjoy our most popular offering yet. 

Comes with a clamp of your choice. 

Ships in 5-7 Business Days. 

Please note the frame is not included in this kit.

Need a router? Checkout our the MakerMade CNC Router 

Take our standard 15-Foot chains to 11-Foot chains in seconds with the MakerMade Chain Breaker.

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Frequently bought together

  • MakerMade CNC Router with ER-11 collet
  • MakerMade 65mm Router Clamp
  • MakerMade 1/4

Total Price : $264.00 $199.00

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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
  • 15 ft drive chains
  • M2 enhanced dust collection sled
  • Standard (65 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:


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


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


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


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


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
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Jason P.
United States United States

Good machine but steep learning curve

Overall this is a very capable, powerful machine with a lot of potential. That said, it has been a long arduous road to get it set up and functioning correctly. This kit is not for the faint of heart - Be prepared for a lot of problem solving and investigating. Makermade provides instructions for building the frame and assembling the M2, but falls short in how to actually use the thing. There's a lot of info available online and via YouTube, but it takes a lot of digging and a consolidated video or webpage with clear step-by-step instructions would have saved me many hours of frustration. The "enhanced dust collection" is also a bit of a let down. Basically what that means is there's a hole for dust collection (which is too small and you'll need to cut it larger) and it's up to you to figure out how to attach a vac hose to it. They provide a bracket with a strap - which leaves a gap around the hose. So you'll need to put tape around it to seal it up, which will need to be taken back off if it gets clogged with wood chips. Makermade was nice to send me a free elbow connection, but this means the vac hose exits the sled in a way that doesn't let it travel to the bottom of the workspace without hitting the floor and messing up the cut. Basically you need to engineer your own dust collection connection, which I'm still working on.

Craig L.
United States United States


After much research and many videos, I am mostly happy with my purchase. Over-all I was quite disappointed with the vagueness of the setup instructions. No mention of electrical interference. No where that I saw was the mention that the router bits must be centered in the base plate hole. I finally found the correct chain setup on line. The Z setup, or the lack of wether or not it was needed, was not explained near wel enough. Overall, proper updates to the setup procedures seems to be irritatingly slow. Customer service is "meh" most of the time, taking days to respond. I spent too many hours having to locate information that should have been provided. These are constructive critisisms that hopefully will help you assist future customers!

cliff y.
United States United States

Never got a chance to use it?

Mine didn’t come with bricks. Paid 1250 for it and I couldn’t even sell it for 600 brand new.

Michael W.
United States United States

Right on par

I enjoy the m2 machine and all the features it has like the cut area and low price for what you get. I think the system desires a little more work in design but excels at small sign projects.

Daniel K.
United States United States

Unique cnc


Jim B.
United States United States

New user

Big learning curve, not as much support as I had imagined they would have & very surprised they don`t have their own operating software. It took me quite a while to understand how to set up & operate the system & there still are a number of thing's I don`t fully understand about it. I have had a few operational issues with it as well. I have made a few things with it & hope to get more use out of it this year. Over all its a little pricey for what it is.

United States United States

Super Good

Very easy to doesn't work correctly on a mac, so go PC.

Brian K.
United States United States

Great Machine With Amazing Customer Service

The MakerMade team was quick to respond and jump in to help refigure things out. The product is amazing. I made gifts for my family for Christmas and they couldn’t believe what I was able to do. Thanks for the hard work and the great support you provide.

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!

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 –