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Deluxe Ultimate CNC Machine Shop w/ 2 PC’s

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Product Description

Sherline’s Ultimate CNC Machine Shop comes complete with CNC-ready lathe and mill plus the stepper motors, two computers, software, and cables to run them.

The system includes:

  • Deluxe 3.5″ x 17″ lathe with two stepper motors, in either inch or metric measurements
  • Deluxe Mill with three stepper motors, in either inch or metric measurements
  • Handwheels on the rear shafts of the stepper motors also allow manual control
  • Rotary table with stepper motor (for use as a 4th axis on the mill) and the computer
  • 2 computers with Ubuntu Linux-based OS with linuxcnc 4-axis CNC software preinstalled
  • Keyboard and mouse for each computer
  • 4-axis driver board and power supply installed inside the computers to run the mill and lathe
  • Computer cables to the X-, Y-, and Z-axes are 69″ in length
  • Instruction and utility CD. The CD includes complete instructions, and several free utilities to translate CAD files or TrueType fonts into G-code.
  • 2 blank 4GB USB flash drives are also included
  • 1-year warranty on all components for non-production use. 90-day warranty on CNC and computer-related components.

You supply only a monitor.

NOTE: Depending upon availability, actual computer supplied with system may look different than shown above.

In addition to the lathe, mill, and computers you get the following accessories:

  • 3.1″ 3-jaw chuck
  • 3/8″ Drill Chuck
  • 1/4″ Drill Chuck
  • Steady rest
  • Live center
  • Mill Headstock Spacer
  • Rear Mount Cutoff Tool and Holder
  • 3-piece HSS 1/4″ cutting tool set
  • Headstock spacer block
  • Step block hold-down set
  • Fly Cutter with carbide tool
  • Boring head
  • 3-piece end mill set w/ drawbolt
  • Boring tool
  • 3/8″ end mill holder
  • Milling vise
  • 4″ CNC rotary table with stepper motor
  • Tilting angle table
  • 6-pc. 3/8″ Shank End Mill Set
  • Sherline 5/32″ hex T-driver
  • 3-piece center drill set
  • Sherline Accessories Shop Guide book
  • Safety glasses

Sherline CNC Specification Links

The improper use of machine tools and their accessories can result in serious injury. Before using this tool, thoroughly read the instructions and make sure you understand its proper and safe use.


Always wear safety glasses when operating machine tools.

Download PDF Assembly and Instruction Guide

Instructions PDF Download

Download PDF DRO Instructions

Instructions PDF Download

Max clearance
(table to spindle)
8.00″ (203 mm)
(no spacer)
(w/ headstock spacer)
Travel, “X” Axis 8.65″ (220 mm)
Travel, “Y” Axis 5.00″ (127 mm)
Travel, “Z” Axis 6.25″ (159 mm)
Hole through spindle .405″ (10 mm)
Spindle nose thread 3/4″-16 T.P.I.
Spindle nose taper #1 Morse
Spindle runout of Morse taper .0005″ or less
Handwheel graduations .001″ (.01 mm)
Electronically controlled spindle speed range 70 to 2800 RPM
Width Overall* 15.00″ (381 mm)
Depth Overall* Base footprint: 13.75″ (379 mm); With fully extended brass leadscrew cover: 16.75″ (425.5 mm)
Height Overall (Max.)* 20.75″ (527 mm)
Table size 2.75″ x 13.00″ (70 x 330 mm)
Hold-down provision 2 T-Slots
Shipping Weight 40 lb. (18.2 kg)
Movements in addition
to X-, Y- and Z-axes
Headstock rotation (90° left/right)
Motor 90 volt DC with electronic speed control that accepts any incoming current from 100VAC to 240 VAC, 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

Click here for motor specifications
Spindle Speed Range 70-2800 RPM continuously variable by electronic speed control

*Overall dimensions include motor and speed control

Swing Over Bed 3.50″ (90 mm)
Swing Over Carriage 1.75″ (45 mm)
Distance Between Centers 17.00″ (430 mm)
Hole Through Spindle .405″ (10 mm)
Spindle Nose Thread 3/4″-16 T.P.I.
Spindle Nose Taper #1 Morse
Spindle Runout of Morse Taper .0005″ or less
Travel of Crosslide 4.25″ (110 mm)
Tailstock Spindle Taper #0 Morse
Protractor Graduations 0° to 45° by 5°
Handwheel Graduations .001″ (.01 mm)
Length Overall 32.5″ (826 mm)
Width Overall 8.00″ (267 mm)
Height Overall 8.00″ (216 mm)
Shipping Weight 31 lb. (14.1 kg)
Motor 90 volt DC with electronic speed control that accepts any incoming current from 100VAC to 240 VAC, 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

Click here for motor specifications

Spindle Speed Range 70-2800 RPM continuously variable by electronic speed control

Processor Speed 2 GHz or faster
Hard Drive 250 GB
Internal Drive DVD-RW
External Drive 1 GB USB Flash Drive
Current Internal switches are set to 110VAC but can be reset for operation with 230 VAC
Installed Software Ubuntu 12.04* Linux-based OS with Linux CNC 2.6.11 4-axis CNC software

*Prior to January, 2005, Redhat version 2.xx was installed. From January, 2005 to September, 2009, Debian version 4.xx was installed. Starting in October, 2009 Ubuntu version was installed. Our 6.0 version of Ubuntu with “Lucid” build installed starting February, 2010. Debian wheezy 2017. Current software as of 2018 is Ubuntu 12.04 with Linux CNC 2.6.11
Driver Box
Power Supply Input: 100-240 VAC, 47-63 Hz, 3A (automatically adapts to incoming voltage)
Output: 24 VDC, 4A
Parameters Logic high levels should be greater than 2 volts
Logic low should be less than 1/2 volt
Step pulses are active low
Step pulses should be at least 22 microseconds long
The lines labeled as LinuxCNC inputs or outputs can be disregarded in other systems
For use with software other than LinuxCNC, make sure your software addresses the correct I/O lines for step and direction as shown below
Sherline is not able to provide assistance for other programs. For help with the LinuxCNC software, see
We recommend at least an 800 MHz Pentium class computer or faster for use with the frequency mode
In operation, the power to the motors will be reduced to half current after 3 seconds of inactivity. This can be changed to 1/4 power with a jumper on H1
DB25 Pin out 1 – Input from LinuxCNC (may be ignored in other systems)
2 – X Direction
3 – X Step
4 – Y Direction
5 – Y Step
6 – Z Direction
7 – Z Step
8 – A Direction
9 – A Step
10 – NC
11 – Output to LinuxCNC (may be ignored in other systems)
12 – Output to LinuxCNC, XYZ home (may be ignored in other systems)
13 – NC
14 – Input from LinuxCNC, C1 (may be ignored in other systems)
16 – Input from LinuxCNC, C2 (may be ignored in other systems)
17 – NC
18-25 – Ground
Headers on PC Board H1 – Will reduce current to 1/4 after 3 seconds
H2 – Unimplemented – leave open
H3 – Will remove power from drivers immediately (panic stop)
RESET – Will hold the drivers in reset condition
Motor Connectors 5-pin DIN male
Five to 30 volts (better performance at higher voltage)
2 amp unipolar configuration
800 steps per revolution (microstepping), equates to 16,000 steps/inch with .050″ pitch leadscrew

Click on the link for the exploded view of the 8440-Series CNC Lathe to help identify replacement parts.

Click on the link for the exploded view of the 8540/8541 CNC Deluxe Mill to help identify replacement parts.

If you are still uncertain please call our customer service representatives for help with this item.


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If you are working with brass or wood, we suggest you use the toggle switch dust cover to protect the life of your motor & speed control.