From Monkey Wiki, a guide to snowboard construction
Revision as of 18:33, 12 October 2014 by Head Monkey (Talk | contribs)

(diff) ← Older revision | Latest revision (diff) | Newer revision → (diff)
Jump to: navigation, search

MonkeyCAM v4.0 is an open source CAD/CAM program for designing skis and snowboards, and generating G-code programs to cut board parts with a CNC machine.

Here is an overview of what MonkeyCAM generates:

MonkeyCAM is published on Github at where you can find documentation, examples, and download the program for Mac and Windows. There’s also a thread over at Skibuilders

The value of MonkeyCAM over a generic CAD/CAM program is that it generates precisely the G-Code programs you need to build a ski or snowboard quickly without manual intervention. However, that’s all MonkeyCAM does. It won’t generate programs for anything else, so it’s still useful to have and know how to use a general purpose CAD/CAM system as well.