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    Router Table – Handibot Style

    by  • February 11, 2016 • Projects • 2 Comments

    For a while now, I have been thinking about flipping a Handibot over and have the bit pointing up like a router table. Mostly we think about using the Handibot like a smart hand drill, where we move the tool around a stationary work piece. With this upside down Handibot, I was thinking of it...

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    Flip Operation on a Handibot

    by  • December 18, 2015 • Projects • 2 Comments

    I was talking with my neighbor the other day, and he was in the process of making some wine glass holders. He told me that he had found that the holder needed to be about 10″ wide so that large glasses wouldn’t hit the bottle when put in place. I immediately started to think about...

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    Utilizing Scrap Material

    by  • December 9, 2015 • Projects • 0 Comments

    The other day I was looking for some scrap material to use for some stocking stuffers I wanted to make. While I was poking around, I noticed we had some junky old pallets piling up at our loading dock that I’ve been meaning to get rid of. The Handibot’s portability made it the perfect tool...

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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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