Category Archives: robots

Making Strandbeest legs

Nice build, you can print out the templates to make them…me, the templates look like they could be adapted to CNC them out. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Strandbeest-Leg/

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Using expanding foam for air wings

Interesting build. The author uses the foam to make the mold and the resulting wing for a model airplane.

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Cool grafitti robot

OK kindof a robot. The author still needs to move the skateboard. Anyways the bot writes out a message in chalk dust (from chalk spray) as you skate along. Me…Would be nice to automate that bit and I wish the … Continue reading

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Simple model airplane controller

with an ESP board. Pretty nice idea. He is using the wifi chip in the ESP to control the motors on the plane

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3D print out your own Domino Machine

Nice build, it goes thru and lays out a straight line of dominos to knock over later.

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Interesting robotic boat

The author basically made this to try out some some automated rover software.

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Nice little CNC plotter

I like this build. I was doing something similar with CDROM drives, but this is easier and uses servos over steppers. https://www.instructables.com/id/Tracey-Drawing-Machine/

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Make a vacuum gripper

Nice build, these grippers use coffee grounds and a vaccum pump to “grab” objects. https://www.instructables.com/id/Vacuum-Jamming-Gripper/

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Making an Omnibot CNC plotter

First time I have seen one with 3 wheels instead of 4 and a write-up that involves the math behind it. Omni wheels have come down alot on price too…I saw some for $10 each. https://www.instructables.com/id/Omni-Wheel-CNC-Plotter-V2/

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A radio controlled wheelbarrow

The author did it to “race” the wheelbarrow. Me…interesting build and would be nice for a more practical use, like as a wheelbarrow that is motorized.

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