ShopBot CNC the “most profitable woodworking tool I’ve ever purchased”

Buddy Warner with the hammer dulcimer he designed and built


If you’ve called ShopBot to ask about our tools, the name Buddy Warner may be familiar to you. His day job is to consult with prospective ShopBot customers, helping assess their needs and pointing them to appropriate CNC tool solutions (a fancy …

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John Murray creates dazzling environments for high-end corporate clients.

John Murray Productions of Oakland, California, is a full service event planning and production company specializing in scenery and stagecraft for corporate clients, focused on designing and producing innovative, memorable, and cost effective special events. Just a brief glance through their gallery of work and you see that John and his crew of 12 graphic …

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Updating an Old Sign

Back in the Fall of 2007, Brenda Aldrich of Harman’s Cheese gave me a call about possibly updating their sign. The timing wasn’t quite right for her when she called (but we do love the customers that plan ahead, thanks!) but the project stayed in the back of my mind through the winter, and by …

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Design Software

In the articles I have written for ShopBot in the past, what I tend to talk about are the types of signs we make here at Lincoln Sign Company, and how we use the ShopBot to achieve them.

What I would like to do for this article, is to concentrate specifically on the design software …

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Sandpiper Cottage Sign

One of the interesting things about making signs is that more often than not, we are making a custom item, specifically to a single customer’s specifications, and that sign (once created) will never be made again. If you are building furniture or wooden toys for a retail environment, it is very likely that with …

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Creating a Sandblasted Sign

We create all kinds of signs here at the Lincoln Sign Company, and with some of these signs, we actually don’t even need our ShopBot to do them! But here is the amazing thing, we still use it as a tool just like anything else in the shop, and the ShopBot seems to get used …

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Carving a Ski Sign

We recently did a ski sign for a family, and it was such an interesting and fun little project I wanted to write about it, even though we are thinking more about baseball than skiing at this time of year!

This carved sign was a “thank you gift” from one family to another and I …

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