Next Wave Automation's new CNC Shark II includes nearly all of the industrial features of its HD4 CNC, but with a smaller-shop footprint. The CNC Shark II incorporates 30 mm bars and larger NEMA 23 stepper motors providing the machine with a full seven inches of cutting capacity, allowing it to support 4th axis and laser modules. It also features a metal back plate and an interlocking aluminum table with rigid channels for flexible clamping. The CNC Shark II ships with a 3/8 in. diameter V-groove bit, two hold-down clamps, V-carve desktop V9.0 design software, and CNC Shark control panel operating software with Virtual Zero technology that works with Windows 7 or later. Backed by a one-year limited warranty, the CNC Shark II is priced at $2999.99.