Handibot Smart Tool now available at Handibot.com!

We’re thrilled to announce that the Handibot® Smart Power Tool Developer Edition, first introduced by ShopBot Tools in a 2013 Kickstarter campaign, is now for sale at the Handibot.com online store.

The Handibot Smart Power Tool Developer Edition is a portable, digitally-controlled power tool for cutting, drilling, carving, and many other machining operations. You can cut …

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ShopBot Launches Kickstarter for the Handibot™ Smart Power Tool

 

It’s an app-driven power tool.It’s a portable 3D cutter.It’s the Handibot!

ShopBot Tools today (June 27, 2013)  launched a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign (handibot.com/fund) to support development and distribution of its latest hardware innovation, the Handibot™ smart power tool. This 30-day campaign hopes to raise $125,000, and one of the main rewards for contributors …

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Machining Solid Wood – Mortises

I’ve been working on another dining table, this one a “Prairie Style” table for a client out of quartersawn white oak.  The design includes a bunch of mortise and tenon joints, which of course I decided to cut on the ShopBot (is there another way?).  A dilemma stemmed from my lack of either a tool …

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Making the Perfect Door, Part I: Concept and Programming

Our quest began when our bit supplier mentioned a bit that would allow us to cut the coves for raised panels. We build 5 piece solid wood doors; until now the panels have been sized with a cross-cut saw and shaped by means of a Grizzly G7214z 7.5 horsepower spindle shaper. Then the …

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Cabinetmaking Software

Well, I finally took the plunge.  A little over a year ago I reached the point where drilling and cutting full sheets of material was pretty routine, but having to manually draw, nest and toolpath the sheets full of parts was so time consuming – and occasionally error-prone – that it was becoming obvious that …

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Cabinet Software: Amazing New Opportunity for ShopBotters

The Big News!

Over the last several months we’ve been working on what we believe will be an amazing new resource/capability for ShopBotters who are professional cabinetmakers or furniture makers. That resource is eCabinets — a leading design and production system for cabinets and furniture. eCabinets is a groundbreaking concept owned and developed by Thermwood. …

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