The original shaping was the only existing power before the Outskirts was made. It was too powerful that people could destroy the world with it, so the six founders of the Outskirts split it into five techniques, one for each kingdom.
Sambrian shaping is used mainly to give items special abilities or to create things. For more information go to Sambrian Shaping.
In Elloweer, shaping is referred to as enchanting, and is generally used to create illusions or modify living beings. For more information go to Ellowine Enchanting.
In Zeropolis, shaping is referred to as tinkering. Tinkering is generally used to create building materials or is used as a power source. For more information to to Zeropolitan Tinkering.
In Necronum, shaping is called Weaving and shapers called Weavers, used in general to commune with the dead, and in some cases control the dead. For more information, go to Necronum Weaving.
In Creon, shaping is called wayminding (minding for short). It can be used in any kingdom. The shapers are called Wayminders. They can open a gateway to our world for a short amount of time. (This is what allows thruports to work in Zeropolis) For more information, go to Creon Minding.