2014 Camp ShopBot Winter/Early Spring Lineup

Our Camp ShopBot season kicks off tomorrow, and we are sure excited about our winter/early spring line up! Our host Andy Redding from San Pasqual High School in Escondido, CA leads the way with his Camp on Saturday! This Camp filled up within a few days! (There was an attendance cap of 40 due to …

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2013 Northwest Camp Shopbot

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We went back to the Pacific Northwest for our annual gathering of Shopbotters, and after a couple of years of holding …

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2013 Summer Camp at Colby College, Waterville, ME

In all the years we’ve been holding Camps we have never done one in the Summertime. SO when we were offered the chance to use the Strider theater at Colby College we jumped at the opportunity. John Ervin has been using a 4′by 4′ PRS  Shopbot in his capacity as technical director/instructor and he arranged …

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2013 Philadelphia Camp Shopbot !

We were invited to participate in the Philadelphia Tech week activities by the folks at the  NextFab Technology Workshop . It’s a great shop space  where you can join them as a member, and then get trained to use just about ANY machine you might ever want to work with in THEIR shop ! …

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2013 Southern California Camp Shopbot

12► Gabe and Mike Pari have been pretty busy since we held our Camp at their “old” shop last year. They moved their business a few blocks away into a much larger building, and hired on more employees to help them keep up with their ongoing, and still growing business of building Teardrop trailers.

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2013 Florida Camp Shopbot

123► Our host Dave Rosenbleeth decided that for this year’s version of the Florida Camp, we would do a Friday session on sign making that would include info on specific skills, materials, techniques, etc. He displayed a wide variety of sign making supplies which were provided by Coastal Enterprises, and then had the South …

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2013 Austin,TX Camp Shopbot

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New Camp Year, and we started off in Austin, TX at Wayne Locke’s shop. As mentioned in prior Blogs the Austin Camp is our oldest ongoing event, and it’s always interesting to see over the years how people are using their machines as they gain more and more experience, both with their …

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2012 Rosharon, TX Camp Shopbot

Troy Carlson let us know that he had a shop with plenty of space, and pointed out that we hadn’t had a Camp in the Houston, TX area for quite awhile so we worked out a date and on Saturday the 13th we held our first Camp Shopbot in Rosharon, TX. Scraped ice off …

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2012 Pacific Northwest Camp Shopbot

David Chase and family hosted this Camp again in Vancouver, WA. And as usual  we had a good turnout.

There was a pretty wide range of  “Campers” this year as we had more people attending one  for the first time than usual , combined with some people who have been “Botting” for many …

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2012 Upper Midwest Camp Shopbot

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When our host for this Camp ,David McNutt, first suggested we hold a Camp at his new shop in Mercer, WI I told him that due to his ” remote” location I didn’t think we’d be able to get many people to travel there.  In short I was very wrong as …

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