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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 Ross Gruet, Wednesday January 19, 2022

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 Sallye Coyle, Monday January 3, 2022

iWORKS in Los Angeles is a custom lighting fabrication business that has made ShopBot a part of their manufacturing facility since 2009. After more than 10 years of service, when their faithful ShopBot started having problems cutting square, they contacted ShopBot for an official tune-up

By Ross Gruet, Friday October 15, 2021

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 ShopBot Tools, Monday September 13, 2021

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By ShopBot Tools, Monday August 30, 2021

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 Sallye Coyle, Wednesday August 18, 2021

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 Walter Dill with Monica Uhl – DillUhlsional, Monday August 9, 2021

We have been customizing this 1956 Airfloat Land Yacht (which we’ve named “Talulah”) for the past eight years and the 1999 F450 diesel box truck/mobile shop (which we’ve named “Clyde”) for nearly four. Many photos of this project (before, during, and completed) can be seen on our website

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

By ShopBot Tools, Friday March 6, 2020

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


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