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

By Michael Berliner, March 10th, 2015

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.

Before starting …

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March 10th, 2015 | Tags: , , , | Category: 5-Axis, Digital Fabrication, Manufacturing, Product Prototyping, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

World’s first “origami” kayak sets sail out of TechShop SF

By Michael Berliner, February 26th, 2014

Designer and Oru Kayak founder Anton Willis grew up in rural Mendocino County, with easy access to rivers, lakes, and the ocean. In 2008, a move into a small San Francisco apartment forced his fiberglass kayak into storage. Inspired by an article on new advances in the art and science of origami, Willis sketched a …

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February 26th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Manufacturing, Product Prototyping, ShopBot User Stories, TechShops | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

Meet ProDesign 3D, a custom design/build firm for exacting boatbuilding customers.

By Michael Berliner, February 5th, 2014

Behind the scenes, ShopBot Tools custom-designs and builds ProDesign’s CNC solutions to ensure smooth sailing.

If pictures are indeed worth about a thousand words each, let’s start this journey via a visual trip to Marseilles, where France’s ProDesign 3D customizes designs and builds boats, catamarans and yachts for dozens of leading boatbuilders, and also designs …

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February 5th, 2014 | Tags: , , | Category: Manufacturing, Product Prototyping, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | 2 comments

Back to Boats …

By Ted Hall [Reporting from ShopBot], ShopBot Tools, December 4th, 2009

During this somewhat strung-out MAKEcation I’ve been working on my boat project as well as the art project. Just digging out and cleaning up my previously described, 16-year-old pram project has been a job in itself. But I’ve started cutting a few needed parts and sloshing around a bit of epoxy to move the boat-building …

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December 4th, 2009 | Tags: | Category: Reporting from ShopBot | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

Experimenting with an Art Form

By Ted Hall [Reporting from ShopBot], ShopBot Tools, November 11th, 2009

Painted Relief, or Painted Bas-Relief, is an method that dates to the beginning of art history. It’s not an art form that gets a lot of attention. But given my interests and the tools I have at hand, it’s been one that I’ve wanted to explore for years (admittedly, suggesting this project is ‘art’ may …

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November 11th, 2009 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Reporting from ShopBot | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

Only a Little Late Getting Started …

By Ted Hall [Reporting from ShopBot], ShopBot Tools, October 24th, 2009

Sketchup model of Bill’s Exmore, VA shop.

Here’s the street view.

Well, I’m only about a month late getting started on my MAKEcation! I’ve been bogged down by all those small projects at ShopBot that just seemed too important to leave unfinished. Bill Young and I also spent some time on developing resource …

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October 24th, 2009 | Tags: | Category: Reporting from ShopBot | ( 34 ) | One comment

Plotting a MAKEcation …

By Ted Hall [Reporting from ShopBot], ShopBot Tools, September 15th, 2009

ShopBot has been keeping me pretty busy … for years. It’s been a long time since I’ve taken a real vacation. Well … I’m not really the type that relaxes just doing nothing, but I have been wanting to take some time to do something a little different for me.

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September 15th, 2009 | Tags: | Category: Reporting from ShopBot | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

A ShopBotting Dinosaur Evolves

By Bill Young [Bill's Corner], June 15th, 2008

I’ve probably been making things with a ShopBot as long as anyone, except of course for Ted. I got one of the first tools…so early in ShopBot’s history that Ted came to my shop to help put my ShopBot together!… but by the end of the first week had already cut the parts for …

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June 15th, 2008 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Fab Labs, Manufacturing, Museums, Product Prototyping, PRSalpha, ShopBot | ( 35 ) | Comments are closed

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