Shaper Origin Router, Workstation & Shaper Plate


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From £3,949.00 £3,290.83

Origin Offer; FREE Mini Systainer, 5mm T-slot and Cove router bits, Double sided tape. Direct from Shaper; Free 1 year Shaper Studio Access, Online Training Classes and 2 Premium Project Plans-added on machine registration. 12th-26th June 2024 only

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- get it Tuesday 25th Jun, order within and choose Premium delivery. Delivery info

Key Features

  • Our specialist consultants will be happy to discuss Shaper products with you and offer expert guidance, as well as provide onsite visits and product demos of the Shaper range. Please call 03332 406406 or email
  • Shaper Workstation for vertical and horizontal workholding
  • Shaper Plate delivers CNC precision for hardware installation
  • Portable, precision CNC routing anywhere any time
  • Engineered by Shaper; assembled by Festool
  • Limitless possibilities packed into a Systainer case
  • On-tool CAD or import designs via USB or wirelessly
  • Make perfect mortice and tenon joinery, box joints and more
  • Secure small and difficult to fixture workpieces
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Discover the Shaper Origin

Designed and engineered by Shaper and assembled by Festool in Germany.

Supplied with two-year warranty


Shaper Tools’ approach to handheld CNC routing will change the way you work. Features include a very clear 5.5’ high-resolution screen.


Incredibly easy to use, with its on-tool CAD features. Programme basic shapes or import more advanced drawings via the onboard software. Next, apply Shaper tape to your workpiece, scan with Origin and you are ready to start cutting.


The Shaper Origin can be used for an array of different jobs, including joinery, flooring, engraving, and more. Equipped with Jenner software, further extensions are available.

Compact and portable

Easy to control, being similar in size to a half-inch router. Supplied in a T-Loc systainer for easy transportation.


Able to make intricate, accurate cuts in minutes. The Origin guides you, allowing you to work more quickly than when you would when cutting unaided. With full auto correction for the movement of your hands, it guarantees precise results every time.


All Origin owners will have access to the Shaper Hub. Thousands of designs are stored here, some uploaded from other Shaper customers. Shaper Tools also have a dedicated phone line if you need assistance with your unit.

Shaper plate

A universal template that works seamlessly with ShaperHubs's Hardware Catalogue, for access to hundreds of digital routing files. Featuring a built-in ShaperTape so you can use it again and again.

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  1. Shaper Origin Router, Workstation & Shaper Plate
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Shaper Origin
This Shaper Origin handheld precision CNC router offers unparalleled accuracy, flexibility and efficiency. Shaper Origin features a larger 5.5” high resolution screen, a 25% increase in size. The entire assembly is now housed in a sleek, super strong aluminium unibody construction. The Shaper Origin, literally puts CNC routing at your fingertips.
Designed and engineered by Shaper and assembled by Festool in Germany, this machine puts all the benefits and advantages of CNC routing into any workshop. Packed into a Systainer3 case the Shaper Origin neither takes up large amounts of floor space nor is the size of the workpiece restricted. Being handheld, the Origin can be used in virtually any workshop and anywhere else. Take CNC routing to the job, work onsite on any size of project; on floors, in kitchens, onboard boats, literally anyplace.
The Shaper Origin saves time spent in producing templates as the template is stored in the machine’s memory, allowing you to get straight on with the job. This machine offers limitless possibilities. Create complex joinery, intricate inlays, fine engraving, decorative parquet flooring, lettering and sign writing
Like any CNC machine, pre-programmed computer software dictates the movement of tool. Origin features precision X, Y and Z axes with automatic tool tip detection. The large screen displays the path of the design for you to follow, the really clever bit is the full auto correction for the movement of your hands guaranteeing precise results every time.
The on-tool CAD (Computer Aided Design) features means you can draw basic shapes right into the Origin. There’s also the option to import more advanced and technical drawings to the machine via a USB stick, or wirelessly.
The Shaper Origin is supplied with Jenner Software and comes packed in a T-Loc Systainer with: 3mm Up-Spiral router bit, 6mm Up-Spiral router bit, 60° V engraving router bit, 2 x rolls of shaper tape and wrenches.

Two Year warranty on registration.

NB. This tool is only available for delivery to mainland UK

Shaper Workstation
The Workstation is the ultimate benchtop accessory for the Shaper Origin handheld CNC router. The Workstation is designed to streamline your workflow and expand the Shaper Origin’s abilities by offering rapid, repeatable and precise clamping of a wide range of workpiece configurations. The Workstation features a reusable ShaperTape field, an easily adjustable Shelf for small or difficult to clamp workpieces, indexing pins for easy alignment and registration, and an angle fence for aligning stock quickly at exact angles. These features greatly reduce setup time and make it easier than ever to start cutting quickly.
The clamping face features 4 x T-track grooves, which will accept any clamp compatible with 8mm T-track.
Workstation includes two T-Track clamps.
Overall W 515mm x D 465mm x H 250mm, weight: 9.75kg.

Shaper Plate
This universal template replaces hundreds of individual routing templates. This universal template works seamlessly with ShaperHub’s Hardware Catalogue, for access to hundreds of digital routing files. Shaper Plate is perfect for installing common hardware, routing hinge pockets for Euro cabinet hinges, mortices for butterfly keys, 32mm system shelf holes, small carvings or engravings from hundreds available in the Shaper Hub database.
Setting up the Shaper Plate is fast. Cleverly designed clamps and an anti-slip mat on the underside ensure the Shaper Plate stays put. The Shaper Plate features built-in ShaperTape so it’s ready to use, again and again.
The cut window is 160mm x 120mm. Multiple pop-up ''flags'' (stops) and the adjustable fence make it simple to align perfectly with marks on your workpiece. Import your chosen file from the Shaper Hub catalogue and let your Shaper Origin guide you. Shaper plate comes with: 2 low profile clamps.
Plate dimensions: 362mm x 450mm x 6.35mm
Cut Window: 160mm x 120mm

Warranty Shaper 2 Year Warranty (Registration Required)
Shaper Warranty

Shaper 2-Year Warranty (registration required)

Upon purchase, you will receive an email to register your tool to receive a two-year warranty.

Benefits include:

  • A 24-month machine guarantee
  • Full repair of your machine, free of charge
  • A dedicated live support phone line, direct to Shaper Tools.
  • If the support team cannot solve the problem, the customer will receive a replacement.

For warranty issues outside of the UK; Please refer to the warranty in the home country and if a tool has to be returned to UK please be aware that all postage costs would need to be arranged and paid by the customer.

For more information and enhanced warranty options with Shaper Pro Care, click here.

Please note: Axminster Tools cannot register a Shaper tool on a customer’s behalf. For more information, please visit Shaper’s warranty section.

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