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By ShopBot Tools, Fri May 29 2020 15:30:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)

The widespread use of computer-aided design (CAD) software and computer-aided machining (CAM) software has revolutionized industrial production. Now, prototypes and final versions of components and assemblies can be easily planned and carried out

By Ross Gruet, Fri Jul 30 2021 14:00:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)

View video of Bill Young’s interview with Will Holman HERE.ShopBot’s Bill Young talks with Will Holman of Open Works Baltimore about the history and current state of the Baltimore-based makerspace

By Sallye Coyle, Wed Aug 18 2021 00:00:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)

In rural Washington state, along the southern corridor of I-5, Castle Rock High School houses a large ShopBot tool that had been busy collecting dust rather than making it. I, ShopBot’s Sallye Coyle, was on a mission to change that

By ShopBot Tools, Mon Aug 30 2021 00:00:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)

Computer numerical control machines, or CNC machines for short, have completely changed the way people make mechanical components. New feats are possible that transcend what hand-operated machines could previously achieve because of the capabilities of computers

By Ross Gruet, Wed Oct 06 2021 14:45:47 GMT-0400 (EDT)

Mother Nature taunted us with a little rain on the first few mornings of Merlefest 2021, but by the afternoon, skies cleared and the sound of guitars, mandolins, and sweet singing filled the air. While a few ShopBot employees have attended this famous music festival in past years, 2021 marks Shopbot’s first year as a sponsor and exhibitor in the Expo Tent

By Ross Gruet, Fri Oct 15 2021 00:00:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)

Skateboard design has come a long way. Surfers in the 50’s used to dismantle roller skates and bolt the wheels and axles to simple wood planks that may or may not have been cut in the shape of a surfboard for the ability to “surf the streets”

By Ross Gruet, Mon Oct 25 2021 00:00:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)

Upstate New York in October? Yes, please! ShopBot had the privilege of being a part of one of the largest gatherings of makers in the country in October at the Blackthorn Resort in East Durham, NY. The Catskill Mountain Makers Camp is hosted by Austin Handel, part of the family-owned resort, and Jimmy Diresta (who you might know from NBC’s “Making It,” or his popular social media channels)

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