• About Ted Hall

    The new Shaper™ Tool …

    by  • September 21, 2016 • News • 0 Comments

    We’ve recently received a number of notes from Handibot friends about the release of the new “Origin” shape-following router from Shaper™. Yep, we’re excited about it! It’s an amazing technology in a well thought-out and designed product that is helping call attention to new possibilities in “smart” power tools. We’re equally excited for the...

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    Doing Art with Handibot

    by  • August 26, 2015 • News, Projects • 0 Comments

    Handibot set up for tiling. Note project material against lower fence, clamped with wedge at top

    Five years ago, I tried to take some time off from ShopBot and use the time to indulge in several of my favorite pursuits: boating, painting, and digital-fabbing. I was hoping to combine drawings and photographs of water scenes done from my kayak into a type of art I think of as “bas-relief, painted carving.” I...

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    Development Team Report / April 2015

    by  • April 27, 2015 • News • 5 Comments

    TOPIC 1:  On Handibot 2.0 and Accessories “I really want to get the Handibot V2.0 in June. Will it be relatively easy to add the 5th axis and 3D print head when available? Also, do you have any preliminary prices for the 2.0, 5th, and printing?” We got this query the other day. Given...

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    Development Team Report / February 2015

    by  • February 23, 2015 • News • 1 Comment

    Handibot Hood

    1. Handibot Hood We’re just finishing up a hood-type enclosure accessory for Handibots (for v1.0 and the upcoming v1.1). We’ll call it the “Handibot Hood”. This enclosure helps contain flying debris and somewhat reduces noise from the router. It should be available as an accessory in the Handibot store later in the week. To...

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