You may be saying "I want to get my open source on! Where can I find the information?" Everything will be available on the shapeoko website after the kickstarter project ends. Project notes, drawings, parts lists, vendor lists, and user manual.
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
That particular CC license means that you can share it, give it out to others and transmit it in any way shape or form. It also means that you can modify the design to suite your needs.
This particular license even means that you can make a commercial product out of it if you'd like! The catch: you have to give credit back to the original designer *and* the resulting work has to be released with the same (or similiar) license.