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May
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Custom Robots

darbot 004I love my job.  Especially this time of year.   I should be up to my ass in Surtex preparations, and instead, I’m preparing to head west to Bristol, Virginia for the annual US 11 Antique Alley.  502 miles along the backroads of Appalachia, in search of cool Fobot junk.  But more on that later.

As I was saying, I love my job.  I love each and every Fobot equally, but as any really honest parent will admit, there are some I love more than others.  And this is one of them. 

I’ve done custom bots before.  There was the one that combined one man’s love for Altoids, painting, cowboys, and….chickens.  And the one I just finished for my husband’s boss upon her retirement from McKesson, combining the traditional “retirement gold watch” with golf and the sweetest little McKesson aspirin tin that I made into a briefcase.   But when my friend Darci’s sweet boyfriend Ted called and wanted to surprise her with her very own Fobot, we put our heads together and came up with this little guy. 

The camera–Darci’s creating a new line of designs featuring her photography.  She rescues kittens and is a lover of boxer dogs.  And of course, she’s an artist.  And although I never intended “Darbot” to physically resemble human Darci (she’s got much better hair, for starters), it does capture her sweet, optimistic, determined demeanor, if I do say so myself.

So for those of you who have been asking—yes, I do make some custom robots.  Coming up soon–an “automotive” themed bot for someone in Massachusetts.  Here’s hoping we find some cool car parts along US 11.

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1 Response to “Custom Robots”


  1. 1 debbie boot-bini
    June 12, 2009 at 11:46 pm

    Oh Amy….I so love this with the camera!!


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