Robot History of Donald Paul Martin

Back in the 1970s Martin Research developed furniture manufacturing robots for Thermwood
corporation.  We mostly delt with Ken Susnjara, the president of Thermwood.
http://blog.thermwood.com/?Tag=Ken%20Susnjara

Thermwood 3D router being used to create large animal models:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GKr1PUhpv5Q

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DhWQGO-Z2lE


I have always been interested in developing a small router which I called a Cubic Foot Robot.

Here is a modern implementation of a similar device:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quN37YskoaM
Here is his forum:
http://www.hexapodrobot.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=12

Someone who worked for Qwint editing manuals on the teleprinters:
http://juliepalooza.8m.com/sl/qwint.htm

Patent on the motor feedback:
http://surfip.ipexl.com/patents/en/US/Qwint_Systems_Inc/Budniak_Mitchell_S/4282471.html




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