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Maker Lab




Picture of ShopBot Table Router

The ShopBot is a CNC router for cutting, drilling, machining, and shaping wood, plastic, and foam. In the Maker Lab we have a ShopBot Desktop.

Quick Reference

Training Required: Basic Training and ShopBot Training

Workspace: Width 24", Length 18", Depth 4"

Materials: Wood (plywood, hardwood, MDF, etc.); Plastics (ABS, acrylic, polycarbonate, HDPE, etc.); and Foam (Urethane foam, Insulated foam- pink and blue); NO FIBERGLASS

File Types: SBP (Use Fusion 360 CAD/CAM to save g-code as a ShopBot Part file)

Material Fees: Minimal material available in scrap bins. Best to bring your own material for ShopBot.

Common Terminology: Coming Soon!

PDF Links

Safety Training ShopBot

ShopBot Desktop Resource Guide

Video Links

ShopBot Tools YouTube Channel

ShopBot Training Videos


Software for creating 3D model:

You can use any 3D modeling software, but you will need to import your model into Fusion 360

AutoDesk Fusion 360 is free CAD/CAM software for education.

Manufacture Information

ShopBot Tools Website

ShopBot Desktop Product Line

AutoDesk Fusion 360 Tutorials

Sample Projects

Sample Coming Soon!

Carved project

Coming Soon!

Other Resources for ideas include--

ShopBot Applications Page for router projects