Bringing a “legacy” ShopBot up-to-speed: Sea Reach, Ltd.

By Sallye Coyle, October 18th, 2018

Sea Reach Ltd. in Sheridan, OR, is a design company that also makes signs. Their strong commitment to the environment and education, both nationally and internationally, is something that is very apparent by the content they post to their blog. In addition to working on private projects, Sea Reach’s clients include the U.S. Forest Service and …

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October 18th, 2018 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Production Support, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, Signs | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot in the Theatre: USITT Master Class – Southeast Section 

By Sallye Coyle, September 11th, 2018

The scene shop at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina, has been making good use of their 4’x8’ ShopBot PRSstandard for creating various props for stage productions, including plywood forests of trees. Recently, the theatre department asked ShopBot to conduct a series of Master Classes for the Southeast Section of USITT (United States …

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September 11th, 2018 | Tags: , , | Category: Desktop, Digital Fabrication, Education, Fabrication Techniques, PRSstandard, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, Theatres | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

48 contestants. 48 hours. One winning idea.

By ShopBot, September 4th, 2018

Make48 Film Crew at Work

As a product design student walking into an event where teams are tasked with designing a product, I didn’t quite know what to expect. Every day at school we brainstorm ideas, sketch them out, prototype them over and over, and then at the end of the project, market and …

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September 4th, 2018 | Tags: | Category: Design Thinking, Digital Fabrication, Education, Events, Makerspaces, Product Prototyping, ShopBot | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

Timeless design and old-fashioned customer service lead to Durham Bookcases’ success

By Jeanne Taylor, August 28th, 2018

We recently popped in for a quick visit with Phillip Fletcher to see how his business, Durham Bookcases & More, is doing and to take a peek at his 17-year-old ShopBot. Rest assured, his business and his ShopBot are looking good and continue to be ready to take on customer needs today and …

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August 28th, 2018 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Manufacturing, ShopBot | ( 15 ) | Leave a comment

Why We Build Our Tools Ourselves

By Ted Hall [Reporting from ShopBot], ShopBot Tools, July 6th, 2018

You may know that ShopBot Tools sells CNC tools, serving small-to-medium sized manufacturing companies. What you may not know is that we build our digital fabrication tools ourselves – using digital fabrication. We design and build our own tools, the electronic controls for the tools, as well as the software that runs the tools, which …

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July 6th, 2018 | Category: Digital Fabrication, Manufacturing, Reporting from ShopBot, ShopBot | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

Popular Pastime Reintroduced by ShopBot Tools at the Maker Faire Bay Area

By Jeanne Taylor, July 5th, 2018

The 13th Annual Maker Faire Bay Area, which took place May 18th-20th, once again did not disappoint. The weather was beautiful and there was an estimated attendance of 90,000! Packed with hands-on and how-to sessions, makers young and old were inspired and excited. New programming was added this year: Thursday After Dark at …

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July 5th, 2018 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Desktop MAX, Digital Fabrication, Events, Handibot Smart Power Tool, ShopBot | ( 15 ) | Leave a comment

Former ShopBot COO Takes CNC to the Woodworking World

By ShopBot, June 3rd, 2018

Interview from 2014 IWF in Atlanta, GA

ShopBot’s former operations manager, ‘head camp counselor,’ and the penultimate editor of American Woodworker, Randy Johnson, is out championing CNC to woodworkers across the country. As an enthusiast of traditional woodworking, Johnson caught the CNC bug and has become an inspiring proponent of digital fabrication, CNC, and …

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June 3rd, 2018 | Tags: , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Getting Started in CNC, Projects, ShopBot | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot Offers Free Training for Imported CNC Routers

By ShopBot, May 17th, 2018

Images from a recent webinar on flattening and carving a log slab.

ShopBot Tools is opening its highly-regarded webinar training to owners and operators of imported CNC routers. Whether you bought an imported tool on eBay, or purchased from a US importer of Chinese tools such as Laguna, ShopBot invites you to join us …

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May 17th, 2018 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Fabrication Techniques, Getting Started in CNC, Projects, Reporting from ShopBot, ShopBot | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

Building Boats, and a River to Float Them On

By Sallye Coyle, May 10th, 2018

Assembling the Weekend Dinghy

Imagine being a high school student and having the opportunity to pilot a plane or a boat, learn how to design and model planes and boats, and understand the businesses behind the aviation and marine industries—all while taking core high school courses. Davis Aerospace and Maritime® High School, a unique …

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May 10th, 2018 | Category: Digital Fabrication, Education, Fabrication Techniques, Product Prototyping, PRSalpha, ShopBot, STEM | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

Robotics Week: The New, Small Manufacturing is About Production Robotics

By ShopBot, April 10th, 2018

Ted Hall, ShopBot CEO, recently posted an article on small manufacturing on Medium. He explains why the new robotics is less about replacing people and more about making successful use of production robotics to enable small producers to be more realistically competitive:

Over the last several months, I have spoken to …

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April 10th, 2018 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Manufacturing | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

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