If you are looking for a large format CNC machine you might be interested in a new open source system which has been created by Bar Smith in the form of the Maslow CNC which provides a cutting surface 8 x 4ft in size.
Designed to let you cut big, useful things out of wood and other flat materials, Maslow has been developed to be affordable to buy, cheap to ship, easy to use, and powerful say its creators.
Watch the demonstration video below to learn more about how this unique CNC machine is setup and functions.
Maslow is a large 4 by 8 foot CNC cutting machine designed to let you cut big, useful things out of wood and other flat materials. Cut out a tiny house, a kayak, a tree house, some furniture, or anything else you can imagine. Maslow is designed to be affordable to buy, cheap to ship, easy to use, and powerful. Because designs can be shared digitally, you can build on the work of others or create your own from scratch.
The work space is defined by the length of the two #25 roller chains so it can be easily enlarged or made smaller by adding or removing links from the chains.
Specifications include :
– Work Space: 4′ X 8′ *
– Encoder Resolution: 8148 steps/rev
– Real World Precision: +- 1/64th inch (.4 mm) or better
– Max feed rate 48 inches/minute
– AC Voltage: 110-250 volts
– DC Voltage: 12 volts
– Connection: USB
– OS for Software: Mac, Windows, Linux
– Size: H: 6′ 8″ W: 10′ D: 1′ 7″
For more information on the new open source CNC Router jump over to the Kickstarter website for details by following the link below.