ShopBot’s 5-Axis is key to Moore Brothers’ outdoor gear start-up

Oliver and Sam Moore of the Moore Brothers Company have a passion for everything outdoors. Oliver (who earned his BA in Physics from Williams College) and Sam, who earned his degree in engineering from the University of Vermont, love the water (and the slopes), and have a background building high-end racing boats.

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Facet Mutes puts ShopBot 5-Axis to work making fine wood mutes

CIOMIT owner and instructor Dan Parker

 

Daniel “Dr. Dan” Parker is a master craftsman with 42 years experience in the musical instrument repair trade. His clients include top professional musicians from around the world, and eight years ago he founded and continues to run CIOMIT, the Colorado Institute of Musical Instrument Technology. It’s …

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NextFab Studio has Grand Re-opening in Philadelphia

ShopBot’s Ted Hall reports, “This past Thursday Jan. 17 I participated in the Re-Opening of NextFab Studio … an amazing local maker-space in Philadelphia. It’s a large workshop with all the equipment you can imagine, great individual work spaces, an operating Cafe, and some amazing digital fab tools, including a large 5-Axis water-jet cutter. Looks …

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Hacking the ShopBot (3 Hacks)

People wonder what it is exactly that I do for ShopBot, and it’s actually kind of hard to explain. Officially I work part-time doing “special projects”, but it really boils down to about 50% “real work” and 50% play (some would say 5% real work and 95% play!). One of the things I enjoy most …

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