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By Sallye Coyle, Thursday, April 11, 2024

At the 2024 USITT Stage Expo ShopBot renewed long-term relationships and formed new partnerships with scene shops, prop shops, and costume departments in the theatre industry. The ShopBot booth was full of new sample work with a focus on lesser-known CNC machine techniques that are well-suited for theatre

By Ross Gruet, Friday, February 16, 2024

Calm before the storm. Here's the ShopBot booth just before doors opened at The NAMM Show 2024

By Ross Gruet, Friday, October 13, 2023

The Construct3D conference was held at NYU’s Tandon Campus in Brooklyn, NY this year (2023). The conference is about spreading the word on what’s new in the world of digital fabrication hardware, software, and teaching methods

By Jeanne Taylor, Wednesday, June 7, 2023

This was my first trip to NextFab, a network of collaborative makerspaces for professional makers, in Philadelphia, PA. Bill Young and I popped over for the May 20th, 2023 Camp ShopBot

By Ross Gruet, Wednesday, May 10, 2023

The NAMM Show is the world’s largest music product showcase. This year (2023) marks ShopBot’s third winter NAMM appearance and we have one summer NAMM appearance under our belts, as well

By ShopBot Tools, Monday, April 10, 2023

VUILD is ShopBot's official partner in Japan; during a recent Camp ShopBot, their engineering team showed off the work they've been doing to integrate an aggregate milling head into a ShopBot PRSalpha ATC. ShopBot has also been experimenting with this add-on and hopes to offer aggregate heads as a supported option on our CNC machines in the near future

By Joe Brackett, Monday, January 9, 2023

I recently had the exciting opportunity to take my first trip to Japan for ShopBot. Although I was traveling with ShopBot’s CCO Brian Owen, who has traveled there before, I wasn’t exactly sure what to expect

By Ross Gruet, Friday, November 4, 2022

It’s time to go back to camp! Camp ShopBot events used to occur several times a year throughout the country, but this is the first one since 2019. We had intended to ramp them back up in 2020, but things being what they are, we couldn’t get them going until now

By Ross Gruet, Thursday, October 13, 2022

 About the Event:Triangle Barkitecture is a dog (and cat) house-building competition produced by AIA Triangle. Proceeds from this year’s event benefit local organizations Paw Prints Animal Rescue and Freedom Ride Rescue

By Ross Gruet, Tuesday, October 11, 2022

The Vectric User Group Meeting was held in San Diego this year after the pandemic postponed in-person meetings these past few years. While 2021’s online event was a success and brought above average numbers of attendees to tune in, it’s always nice to interact with everyone in-person

By Jen Nix, Thursday, September 8, 2022

The first IWF show since 2018 took place last month (August 20-24) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. With the 2020 show having been canceled due to Covid, no one was quite sure what to expect from this year’s show

By Brett Dickinson, Wednesday, July 13, 2022

ShopBot's Booth Set-Up at the 2022 SkillsUSA TECHSPO.The annual SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference (NLSC) is a showcase of career and technical education students from all fifty states, as well as U

By Jeanne Taylor, Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Once again, music enthusiasts, merchants, students, musicians and more, brought NAMM 2022 in Anaheim, CA to life. Throughout the 3 days of the event, historically hosted in January and just reinstated since the 2020 event, the energy and enthusiasm were palpable

By Ross Gruet, Monday, December 20, 2021

The Patchwork Market is one of the best handmade and small business market events in North Carolina. On December 5th, 2021, ShopBot had the pleasure of displaying one of our Desktop CNC tools, sample items made with our CNC tools, and we provided mini moose figurines (CNC-made, of course) as giveaway items for the first 100 guests in the door

By Ross Gruet, Monday, October 25, 2021

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)

By Ross Gruet, Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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, Friday, July 30, 2021

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 ShopBot Tools, Friday, May 29, 2020

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

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