True 3D With Shapeoko

How do you carve in true 3D with Shapeoko? I want to hollow out a curved “bowl” shape in a piece of 2" thick butcher block?

You would need to use a 3D CAD/CAM tool for this — the Pro modeling feature in Carbide Create will do this and we’re giving away a free 1 yr. license:

I can’t seem to download the Carbide Create Pro file from the link you provided. When I click on the button that says “Try Carbide Create Pro for Free” the whole screen just “dims”…

Please go to the forum thread “Carbide Create Pro - Free For a Year”

by searching for it using the magnifying glass in the upper right corner, or just go to:

I figured out that all I had to do was “activate” the pro version from my previously installed “regular” version. Although I didn’t end up needing to download the installation file, just for your information, the download did not work from Chrome, but did work from Microsoft Edge.

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