Shaper Origin is the product that I’ve spent the last few years helping to bring to market. As the world’s first handheld CNC, it has the potential to completely change they way people approach building and repairing things. I’m quite proud of the work we’ve done at Shaper to construct a quality product both inside, and out. That’s why we jumped at the opportunity to do teardown of Origin with iFixit. For the uninitiated, iFixit is a company dedicated to taking everything apart, figuring out how products work, and empowering people to repair their products instead of just throwing them away.
Recently, Ilan and I spent some time with Kyle (Founder and CEO of iFixit), tearing down Origin and making some sawdust. Ilan is the co-founder of Shaper and was one of my mechanical engineering counterparts responsible for making Origin ready-for-market with me. Check out the teardown video:
Hanging out with @sciguy14 and Ilan from @shapertools today. They've invented a pretty darn useful new woodworking tool. Not sure if power tool or robot. pic.twitter.com/Xhsncpg1AA
— Kyle Wiens (@kwiens) March 13, 2018
Before we tore the unit apart, we engraved iFixit’s logo into their teardown bench:
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