I’ve been really excited about this little project, using the shaper origin for these fretwork doors has been perfect. Even the process of transferring it from SketchUp to the actual machine took me no longer than 5 minutes. I will try and show a video soon of my process of doing it.
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This is a feature packed product that manages to keep user options simple and very clear. With only a bit of instruction, this is a tool that you can hand off to a new employee and with a very small learning curve, expect consistent and accurate results.
Working in the shop with my new #ShaperOrigin. It’s soooooo freakin’ amazing - so cool! @shapertools #shapertools #woodworking #cncfurniture #cnc #cncrouter #cncwoodworking #diy #diywoodwork
Used #shaperorigin to make a perfect negative template of the #shakersewingstand post to check final shape and dimensions. #shakermade #woodturning #lathe #shakerfurniture @shapertools
If my Shaper Origin got run over by a truck or something, I would immediately purchase a new one, and probably pay extra to have it delivered overnight. :)
Making a Father’s Day gift with my awesome #shaperorigin. This doesn’t event begin to show the capabilities of this tool. #shapermade #valvolineoil #vintage
Making parts with precision just got easier. #shapermade #woodworking #cumberlandfurnitureguild #nashvilleinteriordesign
Origin and Workstation combine to deliver easy, precise and versatile joinery.
Cut tenons at any angle from 0 to 45 degrees
Virtually eliminate tear out
Easy adjustments, for tight fitting joints
Easy Box Joints
Bring CNC to the job, not the other way around. Origin’s location tracking system lets you work anywhere at almost any scale. Tackle large inlay projects right on the jobsite.
Portable and easy to store with included Systainer
Work on almost any surface; just apply ShaperTape
Easy design on-the-fly with On-Tool CAD and Extensions
Easily cut and engrave small or intricate designs with ease.
Consistent feed speeds with Auto Mode
Precise depth control with automatic tool tip detection
1/8th inch Collet Available
Easily align and quickly cut perfect features for almost any piece of hardware
Precision alignment to existing parts with the Grid Tool
Templates for your favorite brands, available on ShaperHub
Cut holes up to 1.5” in diameter* in one pass with Helix Mode
The Shaper Add-In for Fusion 360 let Neil Clemmons move easily back and forth between designing and cutting, making minor tweaks to his design and quickly creating a custom jig for tenon work.
Bringing a mix of traditional sign painting with custom shapes, Michelle Nguyen was able to add a layer of dimension to projects that is difficult for smaller sign shops to accomplish.
SIOSI maintain their autonomy as craftspeople, making their inlay work “more precise and less risky,” without sacrificing their freedom to adapt to a particular project’s needs. “We’re not manufacturing. We’re trying to make one really special piece at a time.”
Custom Zoetrope with 12 bird inlay animation frames immortalized in wood. Coby Unger uses a combination of wood turning & Origin here for infinite possibilities.
Maximilian Messner used Origin to cut a triangular tabletop, intricately applying veneer to its surface and using Festool’s Conturo to finish the edge.
Alex Myla describes Origin as his "dream CNC." Origin allows him to create his guitars modularly, mixing and matching various elements without the hassle of a library of templates. “There are some parts of guitar making that I'd rather not spend my time doing,” he says. “Origin allows me to focus on the parts of the process that really bring me happiness.”
Slawek Krauze is always eager to explore creative production-driven techniques. He uses Origin to create a router fixture that enables him to carve a precise dish shape into a finished product.
When Chris Sullivan started building his 18-foot dory, he relied on a local makerspace for access to its gantry CNC machines. He prefers the intimacy that a hand tool like Origin affords him when constructing his passion project.
Origin uses ShaperTape fiducial markers to digitally augment your Workspace and accurately track position while you are working. The system makes continuous real-time adjustments to keep your cuts precise.
Produced with Festool
Z-Axis Max Depth