A few months back a friend of mine asked me if I could cnc some lawn art for craft work. What he was asking me to do was a bit bigger than the working area on my cnc so I thought about my shapeoko 2 in mothballs. This was the basic shapeoko2 fully assembled. Mine was modified to be longer. https://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/ShapeOko_2 I bought and assembled that kit about 4 years ago. That thread here: http://www.tdpri.com/threads/inventables-shapeoko-cnc-router-build.464841/ I found the shapeoko 2 was kind of toylike and I found the software/firmware a bit oversimplified compared to what I was using. So 4 years pass by and the Shapeoko2 evolves into a Shapeoko3 and x carve. The founding members took the Inventables and Shapeoko concepts, and split into two different companies; Carbide3d and Inventables. Carbide3d still makes the new and improved Shapeoko. Inventables modified and improved, and in some cases simplified, the parts on the X-Carve. This is the shapeoko 2 iteration I made. It was destined for necks. I ran a couple cuts for neck perimeters and made a pickguard. I was kind of disgusted with it and it just sat around. It just didn't have the flexibility and accuracy I was hoping for.