Build the right machine for you.

Turn your workshop into a custom factory with X-Carve, a 3d carving machine kit. Paired with Easel, our free web-based software, you can carve complex designs in wood, plastic, soft metal, and more.

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Build your dream machine

We pre-selected everything you need to get started. Choose optional accessories to enhance your X-Carve.

Starting at $999

All kits require Assembly.

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Build your machine


Powered by X-Controller, a custom controller with four-amp stepper drivers and a heat sink for long, precise carves.


Available in 3 different sizes, and with options like wire management, dust control, material bundles, and carving bit packs.


Now featuring a wider gantry with thicker walls, locking hardware, molded belt clips, and permanent pulleys. And an emergency stop button in case you need it.


Detailed assembly instructions and easy, free software. Carve anything from signs to guitars to furniture without CAD/CAM experience.

The Inventables Experience

A process designed for your entire journey.

Turn your ideas into reality. We’ve gone far beyond the machine to craft a complete X-Carve experience.


Find inspiration through our community of makers.

Our collection of community-generated projects showcases the work of all types of makers. Get helpful tips, videos, and design files from your #inventables peers.

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Turn your ideas into carvable designs.

Easel makes it simple to design a project from scratch, or to import an existing sketch or file. With intuitive tools and interactive apps-it’s the design process, simplified.

Get creative


Just click carve

Use Easel’s pre-carve checklist to make sure everything is ready, then click “Carve”. Sit back and watch as your idea comes to life.

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Be proud of your carving masterpieces.

Provide inspiration for other makers by sharing your tips and tricks, design files, and project pictures.

Flaunt it
“At HomeMade Modern, added reliability lets me carve whatever I can draw, building things larger and more complex than I was previously capable of.”
Ben Uyeda

Designer, HomeMade Modern, Boston


Technical Specs

Work Area

500mm rails

X-axis: 250mm
Y-axis: 250mm
Z-axis: 65mm

750mm rails

X-axis: 500mm
Y-axis: 500mm
Z-axis: 65mm

1000mm rails

X-axis: 750mm
Y-axis: 750mm
Z-axis: 65mm
Machine Footprint

500mm rails

X-axis: 750mm
Y-axis: 500mm
Z-axis: 350mm

750mm rails

X-axis: 1000mm
Y-axis: 750mm
Z-axis: 350mm

1000mm rails

X-axis: 1250mm
Y-axis: 1000mm
Z-axis: 350mm
A properly tuned and calibrated machine should get to a resolution of ~0.075mm to 0.13mm.
X-Controller with Grbl Installed (USB)
Input voltage: 115VAC or 230VAC (selectable)
Model: DeWalt 611
Amps: 7.0Amps
Horsepower: 1-1/4HP
No load speed: 16,000-27,000rpm
Rapid rate
Recommended defaults:
X-axis: 8000 mm/min
Y-axis: 8000 mm/min
Z-axis: 500 mm/min

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