Category Archives: Robot Parade

Wind-up Paper robots

Wind-up Paper Robots! One of my children received a robot craft kit. It came with stickers, googly eyes and wind-up walking mechanisms. A fun diversion on a Sunday afternoon….  

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Mad Chomp

This is Mad Chomp. Mad Chomp is an ‘Edge Robotic Arm Kit‘, and eventually, I’d like to drop in an ExtraCore (tiny arduino compatible) to be able to intelligently control it, and have something to experiment with kinematics. I built Mad Chomp … Continue reading

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Working Robot – Makerbot #3978

This is Makerbot #3978 I put it together at the end of March 2011, and have made a number of upgrades since. Wire Clips (7673) keep the wires tidy. Support bracket for Y idler (7022) prevents the acrylic from cracking … Continue reading

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Working Robot – Rexie

This is Rexie. He is a Dolphin Diagnostic from Maytronics Just unspool the cable, connect it to power, and drop him into the pool. He does his thing for a few hours and then it’s cleaning time. Coil up the … Continue reading

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