Download, print out and make your own Android robot. This poseable robot is available for everyone to download for free.This project was originally published on the robives.com
The Android robot is the logo of Google's Android mobile device operating system.
This Android robot is modified from work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License.
The project is poseable in three ways. The legs bend back and forth. The arms bend with two degrees of freedom The head rotates.
Step 1: Print out the parts
Download the parts. Print out the pages onto four sheets of thin card (230 micron / 67lb) Score along the dotted and dashed lines. Carefully cut out the holes then cut out the pieces.
Roll round the shoulder tube so that the edge lines up with grey line arrowed in the top picture. Glue the tube down making sure that the edge is accurately lined up with the grey line along its full length.
Glue the two halves of the body together then thread the shoulder tube into place. Don't glue the shoulder tube yet.
Fold up and slick together the head.
Both antennae are made in the same way. Roll round the main body of the piece into a tight tube. Glue it into place.
Roll round the long tab and glue it down to complete the antennae.
Fit the antennae up through the holes in the head and glue them into place.
Glue the neck plate to the head base so that the ends of the the tabs are lined up with the sides of the head base.
Glue the head base into the head as shown.
Fit the body top to the five tabs on the head so that it is free to rotate.
Glue the large disk to the tabs making sure that the head can rotate freely.
Glue the head to to the top of the body.