• Handibot Labs


    by  • February 29, 2016 • Handibot Labs • 0 Comments

    On the eve of the release of a brand new version of the Handibot, I’d like to take some time to think about where we’ve been and where we’re going. Handibot’s Adventure Edition (as we’ve decided to call the version 2.0) has been a massive undertaking in tool design, production methodology, and software design....

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    Manual +2 Axis Accessory

    by  • October 30, 2015 • Handibot Labs • 2 Comments

    Despite the growth of CNC tools in hobbyist and educational environments, tools capable of 4 and 5 axis machining have lagged behind, mostly due to their additional cost and learning curve. The idea for an accessory that would allow users to manually rotate and position parts in 4 and 5 axis has been in...

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    Development Team Report / January 2015

    by  • January 20, 2015 • Handibot Labs • 7 Comments

    There have been a number of questions recently about what we are up to. It’s made us appreciate that it would probably be good to start posting a regular progress report and a time-line that lays out target dates for our primary Handibot projects. We’ll shoot for an update report around the middle of...

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    Project: Handibot Laser Sight

    by  • August 5, 2014 • Handibot Labs

      Shopbot 3 software allows the user to quickly cut holes, rectangles and arcs with a few key presses, without the need for toolpathing in a program like Vcarve. Rather than carrying around a whole set of drill bit sizes, your Handibot can be used to cut out any size hole as well as...

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    Handibot Rotary Indexer

    by  • August 4, 2014 • Handibot Labs • 5 Comments

    To kick off  Handibot Labs, let’s take a look at the Handibot 4-axis accessory. We launched the concept at this year’s MakerCon and Maker Faire, San Mateo alongside the 5-axis accessory (expect a future Labs blog post on 5-axis).  This Make: magazine interview with Ted Hall offers a quick look at our MakerCon first showing...

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    Announcing New Handibot Labs Blogs Area

    by  • August 4, 2014 • Handibot Labs • 2 Comments

    We’re just now opening up a new section of the Handibot Blog which will focus on the latest Handibot innovations. We have been feeling the need for a place where we could feature some of the Handibot tool hardware and software mods, prototypes, and ideas that are continuously occurring. Check out the first article here....

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