Frank Drackman (in firstname.lastname@example.org) said:
| Thanks for posting. It will be interesting to see what you are
| doing with the ShopBot in the future. Can you share your proces
| for deciding that a ShopBot was needed/wanted in your shop?
In a nutshell, I had a wild urge to mass-produce solar heating panels
and high-end woodworking benches - and decided that the 'Bot offered a
number of advantages:
 CAD/CAM/CNC allow extremely rapid prototyping.
 I could achieve consistantly higher quality than with other
 Labor costs are minimized.
 I could capitalize on math/software/control system experience.
 CNC production capacity is wonderfully scalable.
DeSoto, Iowa USA