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    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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    Make48 D.C.

    by  • July 12, 2016 • News • 0 Comments

    ShopBot Tools and Handibot Engineer, Brian Owen, was in Washington DC this June to help out as a technical advisor at the latest Make 48 inventors’ competition. This was the third time that this rapidly growing competition has been held and the first time it has been held in DC. The theme for the...

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    Handibot on Top of the World

    by  • June 15, 2016 • News • 0 Comments

    The 67th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (2012-2013) established March 21st as “World Wood Day.” Each year, the occasion has been celebrated by a gathering of woodworkers and artisans from more than a hundred countries. This year’s event was held in Kathmandu, Nepal – the top of the world. In late 2015,...

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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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    Non-profit Triangle Land Conservancy benefits from a Handibot

    by  • July 26, 2015 • News, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

      Non-profit organizations, particularly local, smaller institutions, have to work hard to make every dollar go as far it can. This is certainly the case at Triangle Land Conservancy, which works here in Chapel Hill, Durham and surrounding areas to safeguard clean water, protect natural habitats, connect people with nature, and support local, sustainable...

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