X-Carve FAQ

What is the maximum material thickness I can use with the X-Carve?

Many people are curious about the tallest material they can use with the standard X-Carve. Unfortunately, this is a bit of a complicated question because it depends on the length of the bit you are using, the t...

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What bits are included in the X-Carve Carving Bit sets?

Each X-Carve bit set is listed below with the included bits (click on name to see product page): X-Carve Carving Bit Super Pack 10 different bits for carving and engraving Qty Type Cutting Diam...

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Upgrading a ShapeOko 2 to an X-Carve

Unfortunately, it is not possible to upgrade a ShapeOko 2 to the current model of the X-Carve without first upgrading to the X-Carve 2015 model. Here are the components you will want to purchase from our site i...

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Upgrading a 500mm X-Carve to a 1000mm X-Carve

Upgrading from 500mm to 1000mm While it seems easy to convert your machine from the 500mm size to the 1000mm X-Carve size, it can be expensive and will require a lot of time: you are essentially building a new...

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Do you have video instructions for the X-Carve?

Unfortunately, we do not have video instructions available for the current model of the X-Carve. However, one of our YouTube makers (Peter at New Brit Workshop) put together a comprehensive video series showin...

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