Bring digital precision to the craft of woodworking with Origin – the handheld CNC router. Cut with unparalleled precision, flexibility and efficiency.
Origin is the world’s first hand-held CNC router. With onboard automatic cut correction, Origin makes precision cutting easy. Avoid the envelope limits of traditional CNC machines and tackle projects at a wide range of scales with a single, compact tool. With annual system updates and optional extensions, Origin is the only power tool that gets better with age. Create simple designs on the tool itself, or using Shaper Studio. You can also upload an existing design of your own. Additionally, Origin-ready files and hardware templates are available on ShaperHub.
Designed and engineered by Shaper in California. Assembled by Festool in Germany.
Automatic cut correction
No programming required
Intuitive touch screen interface
Suitable with a range of router bits
Precise depth control
Easy adjustments for tight fitting joints
Cut perfect box joints and mortise and tenons
Work at any scale
Proven spindle design*
Soft-start, over temperature and over-load safety cut-offs
Wifi & USB connectivity
Includes a ¼" collet that accepts any commonly available ¼"shank router bits
⅛" collet and 8mm collet available (sold separately)
Easy & Intuitive
Set Up Your Workspace: Set up your workspace by applying ShaperTape and scan your work area. Origin automatically detects and stores this as a Workspace.
Add Designs: Easily create or import designs; no programming required.
Start Cutting: Switch the spindle on and get cutting. Make changes on the fly to adjust for real-world fit. Origin autocorrects your movements so you get perfect results.
The Shaper Workstation combines with the Origin handheld CNC to create a precision cutting system that makes even the most demanding project approachable and intuitive. The extra-durable, pre-applied ShaperTape surface allows Workstation to integrate with Origin’s computer vision system for simple setup and unrivaled production capabilities.
Precise joinery Origin and Workstation combine to deliver easy, precise and versatile joinery.
Cut tenons at any angle from 0 to 45 degrees
Virtually eliminate tear out
Easy adjustments, for tight fitting joints
Easy Box Joints
Work your way Bring CNC to the job, not the other way around. Origin’s location tracking system lets you work anywhere at almost any scale. Tackle large inlay projects right on the jobsite.
Portable and easy to store with included Systainer
Work on almost any surface; just apply ShaperTape
Easy design on-the-fly with On-Tool CAD and Extensions
Tackle intricate details Easily cut and engrave small or intricate designs with ease.
Consistent feed speeds with Auto Mode
Precise depth control with automatic tool tip detection
Hardware installation made easy Easily align and quickly cut perfect features for almost any piece of hardware
Precision alignment to existing parts with the Grid Tool
Templates for your favorite brands, available on ShaperHub
Designing for Origin Store, share and collaborate with ShaperHub. Explore ShaperHub’s continuously expanding library of downloadable designs and projects, and use it to store your designs and share them with others.
Digital cut files: Works with standard vector files (.SVG)
On-tool design: Never Leave Your Workbench. Use Origin to create designs wherever you work. Make adjustments on-site, on the fly, no computer required.
Shaper Origin Handheld CNC
Shaper Branded Systainer³ M437 Carrying Case
Two rolls of ShaperTape (150-ft each)
Tool change accessories
Reusable transport locks
USB A/C dual flash drive
1/4-inch up-spiral flat router bit
1/8-inch up-spiral flat router bit
60 degree engraving router bit
Hold Down Clamps
Weight (Origin only): 14.9 lbs.
Origin Height: 12.04”
Origin Depth: 8.94”
Origin Width: 13.35”
Brushed Motor Spindle: 720 Watt (AC), 10,000 - 26,000 RPM with load-compensating speed control. Soft-start, over-temperature and over-load safety cut-offs.
Collet: 1/4" ships installed. Accepts any commonly available 1/4" shank router bits. 1/8" Collet sold separately.
Input Power: 120 VAC (60HZ) 7A
Z-axis max depth: 1.7” / 43 mm (digitally adjustable)
Dust Extraction Port: Fits most standard 27mm and 36mm suction hoses