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

Showing, Sharing, Empowering: World Maker Faire NY 2016

By Jeanne Taylor, October 11th, 2016

One of my favorite things about attending Maker Faires (large or small) is the moment you witness someone make the connection of how something is made—and then see the leap they make to quickly translating that new information to something they want to make. Maker Faires are ripe with individuals and organizations ready to …

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October 11th, 2016 | Tags: , , | Category: Desktop MAX, Digital Fabrication, Events, Handibot Smart Power Tool | ( 15 ) | Leave a comment

Bennett Harris is “Reinventing Science” to inspire kids.

By Michael Berliner, November 24th, 2014

That’s Ben Harris on the right, grabbing a selfie with Bill Nye “The Science Guy” at the first ever White House Maker Faire, Spring 2014

Bennett Harris (who goes by Ben) is probably best described as a Renaissance man of education. He tinkers, he designs, he builds, he teaches, he’s a tireless evangelist for …

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November 24th, 2014 | Tags: , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Education, Makerspaces, Manufacturing, Product Prototyping, ShopBot User Stories, STEM | ( 67 ) | 2 comments

A Journey from Maker to Maker PRO: The Timbrr Stylus story

By Michael Berliner, May 15th, 2014

The first thing that strikes you when you step inside Dom Peralta’s garage/maker space in San Mateo isn’t necessarily the high-pitched drilling of his ShopBot Desktop’s spindle. Rather it’s the very pleasant and heady aroma of natural California cedar. That’s because the ShopBot is hard at work precision-cutting wooden dowels of cedar for the Timbrr …

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May 15th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Makerspaces, Manufacturing, Product Prototyping, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

ShopBot helps build the home of the future!

By Michael Berliner, November 7th, 2013

This Fall 2013, a team comprised of software engineers and designers from Colorado and Massachusetts, architects from the UK, and some ShopBotting digital fabbers from Virginia got together and built a house. In two days.

Thousands of visitors to the World Maker Faire in NYC walked around inside it and checked it out, and learned …

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November 7th, 2013 | Tags: , , , , | Category: ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Comments are closed

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