Category Archives: ShapeOko 3

Milling a PCB designed in Eagle with a ShapeOko 3

This post explains how I am milling PCBs, designed with Eagle, using a ShapeOko 3. There are certainly many other ways of achieving this, like by using a probe. But this is the simplest, while reliable, way that I found so far. Design your PCB The first step is obviously to design your PCB in Eagle. I won’t go into… Read more »

Plant Watering Indicator (Part 1)

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If you are like me, you never think about watering your plants.  Well, you think about it but only when they look very bad because they didn’t had water for weeks…  🙂 I thought it would be fun to create a small prototype that would tell me when my plants need water.  Here it the final result:     The… Read more »

ShapeOko3 Enclosure

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I was tired of all the noise and dust generated by my ShapeOko 3 CNC so I tried to find a simple and affordable solution to that problem.  After looking at what people do, on the internet, I decided to build my own enclosure using PlexiGlass.   Here is the size of the panels I used (all 1/4 inch thick plexiglass): Back: 16″ high… Read more »