Shaper Origin

Precision Cutting Simplified


From Sketch to Vector in Seconds.

Upgrade Your Workshop

Bring digital precision to your workshop with next-generation power tools. Get to work quickly with unrivaled ease, accuracy and reliability.


Handheld precision routing. Work with unparalleled accuracy, flexibility and efficiency.

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Align, clamp and cut with speed and precision


The Simplified Design Tool for Craftspeople


The Universal Template for Origin

Improving The Way You Work

See how businesses are taking advantage of digitally aided cutting without the cost and rigidity of traditional CNC machines.

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Fine Woodworking

Add sophisticated elements and handcrafted details to solid wood projects and bespoke furniture. Build templates, engrave, and cut unique joinery with ease and precision.

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Work efficiently and quickly with plywood, chipboard, Corian and other sheet materials. Inlay hardware, cut mortises for door hinges, and make on-the-fly adjustments, both onsite and in your workshop.



Bring CNC technology to your parquet, laminate or PVC flooring projects. Integrate patches, exchange parquet floorboards or create inlays. Work onsite with any size project size.

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Sign Making

Bring your customers’ dreams to life by offering personalised signs in a wide variety of materials and media. Design and make signs, lettering, logos, exhibition projects or promotional items.



As a trade school, university or training center:  Introduce your students to the future of computer-assisted manufacturing and CNC technology with accessible, safe and intuitive tools.

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Give your engineers the freedom to create functional prototypes and precision workpieces to expedite product development. Iterate and make adjustments on your schedule—stop outsourcing to CNC manufacturers!

Everything You Need to Get to Work

Get the best out of your Origin. With access to numerous project plans and applications from Shaper or the community.


Project plans and hardware installation templates, all Origin-ready.

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Hone your skills with our extensive library of learning resources.

Premium Projects

One-of-a-kind building experiences shared by creators from around the world.



Get the best cutting experience with accessories and consumables designed for Origin.

Powering Production At:

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    WBZ —  Weiterbildungszentrum Lenzburg logo
    Miniatur Wunderland Hamburg logo
    Zürcher Hochschule der Künste logo

Earning Its Keep on the Shop Floor

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Matt Kenney

MEK Woodworks

"Origin is a tool that allows me, to bring to live all the things, I have in my head."

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Leah Amick

Designer and Fine Furniture maker

"With Origin, I can create the exact connection I envisioned, and I can do it very quickly without creating a simplified version of a prototype."

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Justin Nelson

Ferneh Woodworking

"One way Origin has really paid off in my furniture making is the through tenons on my dining tables."

Come to our office and try Origin

Our office is our workshop, come to grab a coffee and try Origin. We ask you to schedule a meeting in advance by email. We look forward to seeing you

Shaper Tools GmbHShaper Tools GmbH

Shaper Tools GmbH

Dieselstraße 26, 70771 Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany

Email: [email protected]
Phone: +49 711 268 98124
Availability: (except German holidays)
Mon. - Thurs. from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (CET)
Fri. from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (CET)

Live Sessions

Watch our live Sessions and learn step by step how to use Origin and Workstation

Awards and Industry Recognition

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Bundespreis - 2019

The Federal Prize for outstanding innovative achievements for craftsmanship has been awarded by the German Government since 1989.

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Top Tools and Products of 2020

The Popular Woodworking Magazine has named Shaper Origin + Workstation to its list of the best tools and products of 2020.

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Eurobois Award - 2020

The Eurobois Awards honour industrial and manufacturing firms for the best innovations, new products, and technological advances.