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Preparation for Hobbyshow in Tokyo

Hi there. Now we are preparing for a big hobby and model event, Hobbyshow (link is in Japanese), held in Tokyo Big Site next week. Today’s preparation work is the layout of our booth. We have already designed it, but it did not work well. Actual arrangement was much different with the designed layout in… Read more »


Total Control of FABOOL with Raspberry pi

Hi there. Currently the season in Japan is between Summer and Autumn, so the weather and temperature are unsettled. Anyway, we are now preparing for a big show event named Hobbyshow (link is in Japanese) in Tokyo Big Site from 30th September to 1st October.   Our booth is quite spacious, about 6x4m so that… Read more »


Last Day at Maker Faire

Our first Maker Faire Bay Area has ended with a huge success! Everything is packed up and we are now ready to go home.   It was fun sharing our laser cutter with a lot of laser cutter enthusiasts and also with people who saw laser cutters for the first time.   (Although it may… Read more »


Day 2 at Maker Faire Bay Area

Day 2 of Maker Faire Bay Area is done! Thank you to all who visited our booth today!     It was fun taking with you all about the laser cutters and sharing what our machines can do.   Looking around all the cool booth and finding out amazing projects inspired us a lot!  … Read more »


New Machine released at Maker Faire!

Maker Faire has finally began! As the Maker Faire Bay Area 2017 started, we announced release of a new machine!   It is a Metal Laser Cutter! ※Specifications may change without notice.   Although we have not given it a specific name yet, the new laser cutter will be able to cut and engrave metals… Read more »


Getting Ready for Maker Faire!

Hi everyone! We have arrived at San Francisco and are getting ready for the Maker Faire that is happening this Friday! (Tomorrow!) We went to the event site, San Mateo Event Center, to set up our booth!     After getting this cool “Sponsor” badge at the counter, we found out space in a large… Read more »


Countdown to Maker Faire Bay Area 2

Hi everyone! Maker Faire Bay Area is only one week away! Our products are now on the way to the show site and we are making a few more final preparations!   Can you guess what the new product would be?   What we will be showing at the Maker Faire Bay Area are… ・NEW… Read more »


Countdown to Maker Faire Bay Area

Hi everyone! In nine days, we will be at Maker Faire Bay Area! As we have announced previously we will be attending Maker Faire Bay Area from May 19th to 21st! Some of you may have known this event already, but if you don’t know, it is “an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators,… Read more »


We are attending Maker Faire Bay Area!

            Hi everyone! We are excited to announce that we are attending Maker Faire Bay Area from May 19th to 21st! Come visit our booth to check out FABOOL Laser Mini! We will also be releasing a new machine! Follow our Twitter and Instagram for live reports! Twitter: @smartDIYs_shop Instagram:… Read more »