Sports themed products made using Desktop

By Thea Eck, October 3rd, 2016

Within 2 hours of receiving his Desktop, David had it up and running.

David Sheffield was born and raised in Buffalo, NY. This city, like many Rust Belt towns, possesses a well-honed sense of pride for its sports teams and historical manufacturing contributions. David’s small manufacturing company, Buffalo Bottle Craft, creates simple products that …

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October 3rd, 2016 | Tags: , , | Category: Cell-based Production, Design Thinking, Desktop, Getting Started in CNC, ShopBot User Stories, Uncategorized | ( 9 ) | Comments are closed

A Brief Timeline of Mobile Digital Fabrication Equipment

By Sallye Coyle, August 8th, 2016

UI1 Mobile FabLab at a Maker Faire. An awning provides extra shelter when projects are set up outside the MFL.

 

It’s a great idea to take the digital fabrication equipment to the people, rather than the people having to travel to the equipment. As experience and the type of equipment available have changed, …

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August 8th, 2016 | Tags: , , | Category: Buddy, Desktop, Digital Fabrication, Events, Fab Labs, Handibot Smart Power Tool, Makerspaces, ShopBot Sallye | ( 34 ) | Comments are closed

Makers of All Ages – Come One, Come All!

By Jeanne Taylor, July 6th, 2016

The National Maker Faire in Washington DC, June 18-19th, was the kick off event for the National Week of Making which included, among many other activities, a Nation of Makers Kick-off Meeting; the White House’s Champions of Change for Making; and a special Capitol Hill Maker Faire for members of Congress …

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July 6th, 2016 | Category: Desktop, Digital Fabrication, Education, Events, Handibot Smart Power Tool, ShopBot | ( 15 ) | Comments are closed

Heirloom objects commemorating military life

By Thea Eck, July 5th, 2016

Shadow Box for a retired Master Chief in the Navy

In recent years, the word ‘heirloom’ has crept into the vernacular of everyday speech. From heirloom vegetables at grocery stores to home décor magazine touting heirloom objects found at flea markets, often times the intention is more buzz than substance. There is no history …

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July 5th, 2016 | Category: Desktop, Getting Started in CNC, Projects, ShopBot, ShopBot User Stories | ( 9 ) | Comments are closed

Popular startup Keyboardio chooses ShopBot Desktop for prototyping

By Michael Berliner, May 21st, 2016

Keyboardio is a startup founded by Jesse Vincent and Kaia Dekker. “We’ve spent the last couple of years designing and prototyping a unique keyboard for uncompromising typists,” said Jesse. “Keyboardio has an advanced ergonomic layout, premium mechanical keyswitches that are a joy to type on, custom-sculpted keycaps that guide your fingers into the right …

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May 21st, 2016 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Design Thinking, Desktop, Digital Fabrication, Large Scale, Manufacturing, Product Prototyping, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Comments are closed

From Student to Instructor in Three Years!

By ShopBot, September 2nd, 2015

When Grant Wolfe first started to learn how to use the ShopBot Buddy in his Construction Tech classes in school less than three years ago, he likely didn’t realize that he would be helping train Belton High School students on that same equipment today. The skills he developed in operating this equipment was not …

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September 2nd, 2015 | Category: Buddy, Career and Technical, Desktop, Digital Fabrication, Education, High School | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

Circle Strings custom guitars adds ShopBot to the mix

By Michael Berliner, July 13th, 2015

Adam Buchwald of Circle Strings; photo ©Shem Roose

 

Adam Buchwald is the owner and principal luthier of Circle Strings, a company he first opened in Brooklyn, NY, in 2005, and now operates in Burlington, VT, where he and his family relocated in 2008. Adam focuses on building guitars, mandolins, tenor guitars and double …

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July 13th, 2015 | Tags: , , , | Category: Buddy, Desktop, Manufacturing, ShopBot, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

Ed Camp Magic & ShopBot in Florida

By ShopBot, June 15th, 2015

June 6, 2015 – Windermere, Florida, just outside of Orlando, was host to the 2015 Ed Camp Magic with nearby Disney World as the backdrop for the weekend’s events held at Windermere Preparatory School.

One of ShopBot’s core focus areas remains in the realm of education, and we were happy to sponsor such a …

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June 15th, 2015 | Category: Desktop, Education, Events, Makerspaces, ShopBot, Teachers | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot’s CNC Village Came to Life at Bay Area Maker Faire

By Jeanne Taylor, May 27th, 2015

The 10th Annual Bay Area Maker Faire was extended to a 3-day event this year, May 15-17. With over 130,000 visitors, the Bay Area event is the largest of its kind. ShopBot’s 40’ circular tent was chock-full of CNC tools continuously cutting, carving, and sculpting, making everything from flat-pack stools to picture frames to …

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May 27th, 2015 | Category: Desktop, Digital Fabrication, Events, Handibot Smart Power Tool, Makerspaces, ShopBot | ( 15 ) | Leave a comment

FirstBuild Mega Hackathon

By Nate Zellmer, May 5th, 2015

Recently ShopBot helped sponsor an event called the FirstBuild Mega Hackathon in Louisville, KY. I had the pleasure of representing ShopBot and getting to know a lot of innovative thinkers.

FirstBuild is a makerspace sponsored by GE appliances. They have a team of engineers, fabricators, and marketers on hand whose mission is to create …

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May 5th, 2015 | Tags: , | Category: Design Thinking, Desktop, Makerspaces, Production Support, PRSalpha, ShopBot | ( 2 ) | Comments are closed

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