this is how to make the battery powered theo jansen machine. to see how to make the theo jansen machine, click the following link -  https://www.instructables.com/id/theo-jansen-machine/

Step 1:

motor and gearbox
batteries with holder
wire strippers
soldering iron
popsicle sticks
hot glue gun
and of course the pre built theo jansen machine

Step 2:

glue popsicle sticks in the shape of a V on both ends of the machine.

Step 3:

glue the gearbox on the end of the popsicle sticks. 

Step 4:

glue the shaft from the gearbox onto the end of the crankshaft.

Step 5:

glue the batteries on the end of the popsicle sticks on othe other end of the machine.

Step 6:

cut 2 pieces of wire and strip the ends off. glue the switch to one of the popsicle sticks. solder one wire and one wire from the batteries to the switch.

Step 7:

solder the wire to the other basttery wire, then solder both wires to the motor.
<p>is it possible to make is on a much larger scale? so much so that an average human can ride it?</p>
could it walk?
not very well but it would walk better if you used bigger balsa wood.
or u could slow it down a little....add rubber paddings to the legs and give it some weight...like u said about using bigger balsa <br>

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