Getting Started with Origin

Start here if you’ve just purchased Origin or are a new user. This series will help you unbox Shaper Origin and make your first cuts.

6 Min |Lesson 1: Unboxing

Your Shaper Origin has arrived!  Watch this video to get a quick overview of what you will find inside your systainer as well as an orientation of Origin and accessories.

2 Min |Lesson 2: Tool Setup and Account Creation

First things first: Create your account and log into your Origin

4 Min |Lesson 3: Creating a Workspace

Every project starts with a Workspace. Let’s create your first one.

4 Min |Lesson 4: Exploring On-Tool Design

Origin is packed with powerful design tools, directly onboard.

14 Min |Lesson 5: Aircut

Try a test cut without actually turning on the spindle!

8 Min |Lesson 6: First Project, Scan & Grid

Set up for your first cut by creating a new workspace with a grid.

4 Min |Lesson 7: First Project, Design

In minutes you’ll design a simple router bit holder

18 Min |Lesson 8: First Project, Cutting

Explore a variety of cut types and settings in your first project.