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You are someone who blazes a trail. You take risks and you make things YOURS. We've spent a long time working out all the problems with our lasercutter, but when you download these and have them made, you understand that there may be some post modification that you have to do when you get them.

QUICK OVERVIEW
Download (and customize) the design files for the laser cut chassis parts, and make them yourself.

DESCRIPTION
Instead of buying the Cupcake CNC Lasercut Chassis Kit for $250, you can grab the downloadable designs and make them yourself.

And while you’re at it, you can customize the designs to make your own MakerBot version!

HOW TO MAKE THESE DESIGNS YOURSELF 


1) Click the “Add .svg Files” button below to add these downloadable designs to your Ponoko account.

2) From within your Ponoko account, add your material choices to each design file. See below for guidance on the material type, thickness and sheet size you should choose.

3) Click ‘Make it’ to get an instant online price, then proceed to checkout.

These downloadable designs will then be laser cut, packaged and shipped to your door.

And if you want to customize these designs, then click the "Download" button below, tweak the designs as you see fit, then upload them to get an instant online price to get them made and delivered to your door.

WHICH MATERIALS TO SELECT?
These 8 downloadable designs will give you all the of laser cut parts you need to make one CupCake CNC chassis.

After you add the designs to your Ponoko account, you can make each one from the following material types, thicknesses and sheet sizes:

THE BODY:

1) Body 1
File: makerbot-body-P3-5mm-ply-01.svg
Material: select 1 x P3 sheet of 5mm plywood or 4.5mm acrylic

2) Body 2
File: makerbot-body-P3-5mm-ply-02.svg
Material: select 1 x P3 sheet of 5mm plywood or 4.5mm acrylic

3) Body 3
File: makerbot-body-P2-5mm-ply-03.svg
Material: select 1 x P2 sheet of 5mm plywood or 4.5mm acrylic

4) ZStage
File: makerbot-zstage-P2-6mm-acrylic.svg
Material: select 1 x P2 sheet of 6mm clear acrylic

5) Build Surface
File: makerbot-buildsurface-P1-3mm-acrylic.svg
Material: select 1 x P1 sheet of any 3mm acrylic

THE PLASTRUDER:

6) Plastruder 1
File: makerbot-plastruder-P1-5mm-acrylic-01.svg
Material: select 1 x P1 sheet of any 4.5mm acrylic

7) Plastruder 2
File: makerbot-plastruder-P1-5mm-acrylic-02.svg
Material: select 1 x P1 sheet of any 4.5mm acrylic

8) Plastruder 3
File: makerbot-plastruder-P1-3mm-acrylic-03.svg
Material: select 1 x P1 sheet of any 3mm acrylic

MAKING COST (WITH A FREE PONOKO ACCOUNT)
To make these designs using the materials noted below will cost you:
Making: $163.57
Materials: $51.90
Total: $215.47 + postage and packaging

MAKING COST (WITH A PRIME PONOKO ACCOUNT)
To make these designs using the materials noted below will cost you:
Making: $110.41
Materials: $51.90
Total: $162.31 + postage and packaging

Of course, if you feel adventurous, feel free to try your own combinations of materials to make something uniquely yours!

And when you combine these designs with the following two, you'll have everything you need to make your CupCake CNC build go perfectly ...

Cupcake CNC Basic Electronics Kit:
http://www.ponoko.com/showroom/MakerBot/cupcake-cnc-basic-electronics-kit-4242

CupCake CNC Deluxe Electronics Upgrade Kit: http://www.ponoko.com/showroom/MakerBot/cupcake-cnc-deluxe-electronics-upgrade-kit-4243

Note: All of MakerBot's designs are released under the GPLv3 license which is very similar to the Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license available here. The main thing, as mentioned above is that if you make modifications you have to republish your design files!

Publish your modified files on this site (Ponoko) or on Thingiverse, by signing in to Thingiverse and pushing the "I Made One" button here: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:457

MakerBot would like to share their product with the following license Attribution ShareAlike license Read the fine print of this license
Download free .svg files Add the design files to your My Ponoko account to make them. If the license allows it,
you can also modify the design if you like.
OR... Download free design files Download them to your computer, then upload them to your My Ponoko account to make them.
If the license allows it, you can also modify the design if you like.

Reviews of CupCake CNC Chassis Designs

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Dan says:

I have made some of these Makerbots using Ponoko materials. If you want to make a Makerbot in Bamboo or Plywood download the files in my showroom as they have been tweaked to accomodate the different material thickness - http://www.ponoko.com/showroom/madebydan/makerbot-designs-for-birch-plywood-and-bamboo-4296

If you use acrylic the files may need tweaking as well. As it is the acrylic is 0.5mm thinner than what Makerbot Ind use and so the bolts bottom out at the end of the slots and the chassis is not held together tightly. I bought some rubber washers to pad out the thickness and also reduce the chances of over tightening the screws and cracking the case. See pics here - http://www.flickr.com/photos/madebydan/4525197860/

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vidal says:

great loved it

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stephen says:

awesome work

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