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    I will check on progress and report back. Bill

    I will check on progress and report back.

    Bill
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    Hey Richard... I checked into it for you and it...

    Hey Richard... I checked into it for you and it looks like ShopBot had sent you a quote that included shipping via UPS for $78.19. Let them know if you didn't get that quote.

    Bill
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    My pleasure.

    My pleasure.
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    Hey Kyle, There is indeed. You can download...

    Hey Kyle,

    There is indeed. You can download the whole shebang from http://www.100kprojects.com/project_pages/Quicklap_Canoe/

    Be aware that the instructions were done before digital cameras and...
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    I must admit I was pretty excited when they told...

    I must admit I was pretty excited when they told me that it was done and in the water. There's even talk that they might build some more for the rest of the grandkids!

    Bill
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    Some new ShopBot boatbuilders!

    ShopBotter John Hoffmann was quarantined this summer with his grandkids, so they decided to build one of my old Quicklap canoe designs. His granddaughter Kit made this video to document the...
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    As with most things, what should be simple never...

    As with most things, what should be simple never is. The first batch of board arrived with the wrong connector and we're waiting for the corrected batch. Covid 19 issues certainly don't help in...
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    No problem at all. In reality you're more likely...

    No problem at all. In reality you're more likely to be right than me, but I'm always suspicious of corruption when zeroing gets wonky. There are a couple of values that determine which inputs are...
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    It could indeed be a hardware problem, but the...

    It could indeed be a hardware problem, but the ShopBot software backs up settings...location etc...and occasionally something can happen in Windows that can corrupt a backup. When that happens you...
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    Assuming you haven't made any big mods to your...

    Assuming you haven't made any big mods to your tool (like changing motors so that your unit values are non-default), the first thing I would try is to do a reset to reload the default configuration....
  11. Hi Kevin, I suspect that one of your X-axis...

    Hi Kevin,

    I suspect that one of your X-axis motors is not working. A preliminary way to check is to power up the tool and after a few minutes touch each motor...they should both be warm and a very...
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    I'm not the developer but as far as I know it's...

    I'm not the developer but as far as I know it's all in that GitHub repository. You can download the project in a zip file and check out the javascript files in the JS folder to see how it works and...
  13. Enough...thread is closed

    Enough...thread is closed
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    This stuff is above my pay grade, but I'll see if...

    This stuff is above my pay grade, but I'll see if I can do anything about making image uploads easier
  15. This is a very cool thread!

    This is a very cool thread!
  16. You can 3d print feet if you have access to a 3d...

    You can 3d print feet if you have access to a 3d printer . This was a collaboration with the AtFAB folks for slotted legs in office furniture, to both protect the floor and to keep the legs part...
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    It may be a bad file or encoded funny, but...

    It may be a bad file or encoded funny, but sometimes things import in a weird screen location. Try zooming out or use the Selection All Vectors option and then Center everything and see if anything...
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    John, It's certainly hard to argue with that...

    John,

    It's certainly hard to argue with that and we do try not to talk about things too much until they are a done deal. We're always working on new things though, and the majority of them either...
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    As another option, the HandiBot uses a system...

    As another option, the HandiBot uses a system with lights that are programmable based on the state of output switches to change color and flash different patterns. It uses a small Arduino...
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    Hey Ron, Remember that there are two type of...

    Hey Ron,

    Remember that there are two type of log files. The Part File Log option writes a separate log file for each file you run...it's the one that write all the extra files...but the System Log...
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    All the Odometer does is to make the data from...

    All the Odometer does is to make the data from the System Log file a little easier to read by simplifying the amount of info that's displayed.

    For the Odometer to work, in The VD (Values Display)...
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    Great article Jeff!

    Great article Jeff!
  23. These are tough times for any kind of shop...

    These are tough times for any kind of shop visits, but see what they can do. They do normally offer onsite assembly and training, and may have someone in your area.
  24. Give ShopBot a call or send them an email...they...

    Give ShopBot a call or send them an email...they can get you going
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    Hey Russ. I really like that design. That would...

    Hey Russ. I really like that design. That would make a spectacular shop, though maybe a tiny bit bigger! If I ever build another shop I'm going to hire you as my architect!

    Take care my friend
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