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By Ross Gruet, Tue Jan 25 2022 15:03:54 GMT-0500 (EST)

One never knows when a good idea will come to mind. Take Troy Turbeville as an example

By Ross Gruet, Wed Jan 19 2022 14:30:55 GMT-0500 (EST)

ShopBot CNC tools are in educational facilities all over the world, everywhere from Fab Labs to woodshops, to theater programs and engineering departments. We recently came across a conversation on the CNC Entrepreneurs Facebook group where one Bryan Seward, Head of Wood, Design, and Technology at SUN Area Technical Institute, was singing our praises

By Ross Gruet, Mon Dec 20 2021 16:20:38 GMT-0500 (EST)

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 ShopBot Tools, Fri Mar 06 2020 00:00:00 GMT-0500 (EST)

Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines like our ShopBot tools have undoubtedly improved the manufacturing industry by making production easier for companies to carry out. Here are some of the advantages of CNC machines when compared to their manually-operated counterparts

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 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 ShopBot Tools, Tue Sep 07 2021 00:00:00 GMT-0400 (EDT)

CNC routers are machines that cut materials into programmed shapes. You can use ShopBot CNC Routers with wood and plastic as well as non-ferrous metals and foams, making them great for a wide variety of individuals and fabrication businesses

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)

By ShopBot Tools, Fri Mar 06 2020 00:00:00 GMT-0500 (EST)

CNC routers have changed the way many individuals and industries fabricate their creations and products by increasing efficiency beyond previous levels. But what is a CNC router and how does it work? Here is an outline of CNC routers so you can better understand the basic mechanisms behind them

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