Shaper Tools present the Shaper Origin – now stocked at Axminster Tools
Shaper Tools have been on the Axminster Tools radar for some time now and we are very excited to now be able to share this with our UK customers!
Based in San Francisco with offices in Stuttgart, Germany, Shaper was founded in 2012 with a mission of developing a revolutionary line of computer-augmented power tools, beginning first with a handheld CNC router called Origin. Designed in San Francisco, every part of the process is perfect. With such high attention to detail, it may not surprise you to learn that their sister company is Festool. Shaper’s SM-1 spindle was designed with Festool, according to Shaper specifications, and is manufactured in Germany.
The Shaper Origin takes an innovative approach to CNC routing. Easy to use, versatile and flawlessly accurate, Shaper Tools have managed to create a machine that will change the way you approach your workpiece. Unlike a normal CNC machine, the Origin can be brought to your site or workshop and packed away in an easy, portable systainer case. Space is no issue with this machine!
Using ‘ShaperTape’ as its unique tracking system, the Origin scans the individual domino-like squares and knows where you are when making your cuts. This means you can lay your Shaper Tape on almost any surface, and away you go. You can create your own designs or or import designs from Shaper Labs – a forum available to all Shaper Tools customers. The clear screen displays the path of your design and guides you through the lines perfectly.
Possibly our favourite feature of the Origin is the automatic cut correction. If you stray too far from the design line, the Origin lifts the cutter and will not let you continue until you reposition.
This really is an incredible machine, but if you need more convincing, why not sign up to our webinar? LIVE from 6pm BST Tuesday 10th May 2022.
Shaper Pro – an extended warranty with a dedicated, prioritised phone line and Hot Swap tool replacement.
Did you miss our recent webinar? No problem! You can watch below at your leisure and if you have any questions, feel free to contact our experts.
If you’ve enjoyed reading this article, we have plenty more which might be of interest to you. We recommend reading the UJK Parf Mk II Guide System write up, or why not check out our blog on Festool Plunge Saws?
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