Digital Fabrication Education at USFLN in Edwardsville, IL

By Tim Babiasz, April 3rd, 2017

From March 13-15, 2017, ShopBot Tools attended the 2017 USFLN Symposium at Lewis and Clark Community College’s St. Louis Confluence Fab Lab in Edwardsville, IL. This year’s theme, “Stairway to Making”, featured a number of workshops and sessions highlighting the various steps that Fab Labs and Makerspaces can take to start, grow, and succeed in bringing digital fabrication …

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April 3rd, 2017 | Tags: , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Digital Fabrication, Education, Events, Fab Labs, ShopBot Sallye, STEAM, STEM, Teachers | ( 13 ) | Comments are closed

ShopBot’s Ted Hall Looks at the Future of Manufacturing

By Tim Babiasz, January 6th, 2017

ShopBot Tools founder & CEO Ted Hall has been keeping an eye on the role that digital fabrication is playing in the evolution of manufacturing. Through Ted’s Medium blog series, he touches on a range of topics, including how ShopBot has adapted not only to succeed, but to enable other businesses to grow and keep jobs from being …

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January 6th, 2017 | Tags: , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Distributed, Fabrication Techniques, Large Scale, Manufacturing | ( 13 ) | Comments are closed

Professional Development for Educators in Pittsburgh: Carnegie Science Center

By Sallye Coyle, November 30th, 2016

Carnegie Science Center is a popular spot for a play date, where children and adults can experience science first hand. It is also home to a Chevron FabLab, a digital fabrication laboratory for innovation and invention.  The Carnegie FabLab holds camps and programs for children 8 – 18.  Its mobile lab brings in depth digital …

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November 30th, 2016 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Digital Fabrication, Education, Fab Labs, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, STEAM, STEM | ( 34 ) | 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

ShopBot a key sponsor of CTE Makeover Challenge

By Michael Berliner, March 24th, 2016

The Handibot® Smart Power Tool, Adventure Edition. ShopBot is donating two of the tools to the CTE Makeover Challenge, as well as introductory training.

ShopBot Tools is proud and excited to be a leading sponsor of the CTE (Career & Technical Education) Makeover Challenge, an initiative of the U.S. Department of Education.What’s the big …

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March 24th, 2016 | Tags: , | Category: Career and Technical, Education, STEM | ( 67 ) | Comments are closed

ShopBot helps Florida schools establish sorely needed STEM education

By Michael Berliner, March 19th, 2016

Middle schooler helps assemble a ShopBot

There has certainly been a lot of press ink, as well as talk coming from the business and political establishment, about the need for more STEM education in the U.S. to better educate our young people to compete for jobs. Nowhere is the talk turning into action more …

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March 19th, 2016 | Tags: , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Education, Fab Labs, Handibot Smart Power Tool, Middle School, PRSalpha, Public School, ShopBot, ShopBot User Stories, STEAM, STEM, Teachers | ( 67 ) | Comments are closed

Another Try at Digital Fab Art

By Ted Hall [Reporting from ShopBot], ShopBot Tools, October 2nd, 2015

Ted Hall (ShopBot CEO) had a chance to continue his art project that combines CNC carving with an interest in images of shoreline and sky as seen from from the water. It’s been several years since Ted’s last foray into painted carvings of seascapes and time was short, but an opportunity to spend 2 weeks …

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October 2nd, 2015 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Fabrication Techniques, Handibot Smart Power Tool, Projects, Reporting from ShopBot, Signs | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot Plays Host to International FabLab Visitors

By Michael Berliner, August 16th, 2015

ShopBot’s Sallye Coyle, FabLab manager Walter Gonzalez Amao, and ShopBot’s Ted Hall display the Peruvian flag (home country to many of ShopBot’s recent guests).

 

“It was nice to be able to just spend casual time and compare notes with other FabLab managers.” “It was fun to enjoy our community.” “The seminar was very …

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August 16th, 2015 | Tags: , , , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Education, Fab Labs, ShopBot User Stories, STEM, Teachers | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

International Woodworking Faire was huge!

By Jeanne Taylor, August 23rd, 2014

The 2014 International Woodworking Faire took over two of the buildings at the Georgia World Congress Center August 20-23rd. Building B, where our booth was located, pulsed with activity. “There was definitely more traffic than in the past few years and we’re seeing more cabinetmakers looking to automate their businesses,” Ryan Patterson said.

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August 23rd, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Category: Events, Handibot Smart Power Tool, Manufacturing | ( 15 ) | Comments are closed

Handibot Tool goes to work in a FIRST Robotics Competition pit crew

By Michael Berliner, May 27th, 2014

The roar of robots racing, kids shouting and general mayhem filled the air as the FIRST Robotics 2014 Virginia Regional Competition got underway in April. FIRST Robotics’ mission is “to inspire young people to be science and technology leaders, by engaging them in exciting mentor-based programs that build science, engineering and technology skills, that inspire …

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May 27th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , | Category: Education, Handibot Smart Power Tool, High School, Makerspaces, ShopBot, STEM | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

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