One of the most amazing machines they have is the "ShopBot": a CNC Router/Engraver.
They have 3 of them, a desktop, a medium and a large size.
Since I started, few weeks ago, I took all the classes required to use the Shop Bot (3) and unleashed my creativity!
In this instructable, I will show you how to use the sotware available for you at TechShop to quickly create nameplates and virtually review the result.
In this way, you can familiarize with the software before you take the ShopBot classes, and waste no time once you can access this fantastic machine!
All you need is a TechShoop membership, and your creativity!
Step 1: Start the Design
TechShop has for you to freely use, one of the easiest and coolest software: VCarve Pro.
So, Open it and click to "Create a new file" (1) and insert the dimensions of the piece of wood you want to carve (2), in my case,9"x6", set the thickness (0.75"), the upper corner as Z Zero, the lower right corner as XY Zero, and leave the rest untouched. Click OK