WorkBee Z1+

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Oooznest Workbee Z1+

The Ooznest Workbee Z1+ is a 2.5 axis CNC and has a bed size of 1m x 1m, but has a working area of 770mmx770mm

It sports a Mafel FM1000

Ooznest has a wiki on learning all about the Z1+ here

This section is on how to use it

Web connection

To connect to the Ooznest CNC whilst connected to wifi at the space, visit:

Mafel FM1000

  • Nominal Input Power: 1000W
  • Nominal Speed (No Load): 4000 – 25000rpm
  • Clamping Collar / Chuck: 43mm / 8mm max

Collets Available

  • 1/4"
  • 1/8"
  • 8mm


Ultimately the software you use is up to you. The space does have a copy of Ventric vcarve Pro

Instructions can be found here

If you are a member, you can request a free licence which allows you to design & create the toolpaths. It will not generate gcode. For that, you will need to use one of the hackspacespace computers which has the full copy in and transfer it to it via USB.

Preparing files for WorkBee Z1+

This guide covers the maslow only, but you can select the settings for the Workbee as it's a well known and well supported version.

Fusion 360 Configuration

A gcode post processor needs configuring in Fusion 360, details are available here: [1]