Former ShopBot COO Takes CNC to the Woodworking World

By ShopBot, June 3rd, 2018

Interview from 2014 IWF in Atlanta, GA

ShopBot’s former operations manager, ‘head camp counselor,’ and the penultimate editor of American Woodworker, Randy Johnson, is out championing CNC to woodworkers across the country. As an enthusiast of traditional woodworking, Johnson caught the CNC bug and has become an inspiring proponent of digital fabrication, CNC, and …

Continue reading >>> Former ShopBot COO Takes CNC to the Woodworking World

June 3rd, 2018 | Tags: , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Getting Started in CNC, Projects, ShopBot | ( 31 ) | Leave a comment

Makerspaces in Education: Becoming Comfortable Using Your ShopBot and Other Digital Fabrication Tools

By Sallye Coyle, April 5th, 2018

Showing off projects created on a ShopBot CNC and a laser cutter

Do you own or have access to digital fabrication equipment such as a ShopBot CNC machine, laser cutter, or 3D printer, and an interest in education? Do you want to know more about the software and machines available for digital fabrication in …

Continue reading >>> Makerspaces in Education: Becoming Comfortable Using Your ShopBot and Other Digital Fabrication Tools

April 5th, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Design School, Digital Fabrication, Education, Events, Fab Labs, Fabrication Techniques, Getting Started in CNC, Graduate School, Handibot Smart Power Tool, High School, Makerspaces, Middle School, Public School, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, STEAM, STEM, Teachers | ( 34 ) | One comment

Calling for: CNC’d Seasonal Décor

By Jeanne Taylor, November 13th, 2014

Winter’s coming and the holiday season is almost upon us. We’re calling all “Handibotters” and “ShopBotters” to participate in our first annual:

How does this season inspire your creativity? We invite you to CNC it and share it! Whatever holiday you may celebrate, share your CNC project with ShopBotters and Handibotters everywhere …

Continue reading >>> Calling for: CNC’d Seasonal Décor

November 13th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, ShopBot | ( 15 ) | Comments are closed

Production Case Study: Bringing an AXYZ tool back to life

By Ryan Patterson, August 14th, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hi, I’m Ryan Patterson, head of Production Support at ShopBot Tools. One important aspect of our company that I think sets us apart is the way we work with people to customize solutions for their production needs, from helping them to choose the right tools or …

Continue reading >>> Production Case Study: Bringing an AXYZ tool back to life

August 14th, 2014 | Tags: , , , | Category: Production Support | ( 2 ) | Leave a comment

Indexer Spinning for Autodesk University

By Ted Hall [Reporting from ShopBot], ShopBot Tools, February 22nd, 2013

I’m getting back into reporting here after too long a time spent deep in software. I thought I’d start with a report on an Indexer project. Reporting on this project lets me describe some things that have been going on at ShopBot as well as highlight a feature of the (new) ShopBot 3.8.x Version software.

Continue reading >>> Indexer Spinning for Autodesk University

February 22nd, 2013 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Reporting from ShopBot, ShopBot | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

Fabricating and installing the MakerBot furniture

By Bill Young [Bill's Corner], February 6th, 2013

The MakerBot furniture has been in place for about a month, so it’s time to talk about the nuts and bolts of getting the parts cut, the furniture assembled, and delivered to the 21st floor of an office building in Brooklyn.

Fabrication:

Since we had pockets of varying depths to cut we couldn’t use …

Continue reading >>> Fabricating and installing the MakerBot furniture

February 6th, 2013 | Tags: , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, ShopBot | ( 35 ) | Leave a comment

Collaborating with Designers

By Bill Young [Bill's Corner], November 4th, 2012

You may know how to cut things on your ShopBot ( or print them on your 3d printer) and feel like you just need a designer to email you drawings of the parts and pieces to be able to successfully fabricate their design. And that may be true, but communicating throughout the process will almost …

Continue reading >>> Collaborating with Designers

November 4th, 2012 | Tags: , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, ShopBot | ( 35 ) | Leave a comment

Working on big projects…the beans need to be counted!

By Bill Young [Bill's Corner], October 16th, 2012

The MakerBot office project involves cutting 70+ sheets of expensive plywood and 100’s of unique parts, so it was important to develop a system from the start to make sure that all the pieces were cut accurately, without missing or duplicating any of them. They also involve lots of features like bevels, …

Continue reading >>> Working on big projects…the beans need to be counted!

October 16th, 2012 | Tags: , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication | ( 35 ) | Leave a comment

The 5 Minute Software Fix

By Gary Campbell, September 30th, 2011

 

 

There are many times when our computer controlled machines seem to have been taken over by gremlins. Usually, these “gremlins” are erroneous settings that cause unexpected actions in the machine, or unexpected reactions to commonly used commands. Windows (all versions) has long been plagued by errors that occur when the OS is closed …

Continue reading >>> The 5 Minute Software Fix

September 30th, 2011 | Tags: , , , , | Category: | ( 13 ) | Leave a comment

Secondary Operations and Machine Calibration

By David Buchsbaum [David's Sandbox], Beacon Custom Woodwork, September 4th, 2011

One of the tasks at which the ShopBot excels is processing sheet materials. I love that I can slide a sheet of melamine or plywood onto the table and a few minutes later pull off a small pile of parts, ready for edgebanding and assembly. If you have done your design and programming …

Continue reading >>> Secondary Operations and Machine Calibration

September 4th, 2011 | Tags: , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Fabrication Techniques, Manufacturing, ShopBot | ( 21 ) | Leave a comment

Recent Posts

Categories

Copyright © 2022 ShopBot Blog - All Rights Reserved
Powered by WordPress & Atahualpa