My end result is a wooden button that I designed using Tinkercad’s free 3D design software. I designed it to be simple, small, and quick to demonstrate the process.
I realized after the button was milled that I didn’t include the holes in my gcode-derp! I manually drilled the holes with the shapeoko but if you want to include them in your gcode, make sure you click on the very bottom icon in Meshcam to adjust.
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