I saw a coke can robot and thought it would be fun to make one from some lighting "cans"

There isn't a great deal of instruction it's just a fun project I made as a display piece for the Restore where I
do some volunteer work, I tried to keep the cost just above free, about 50 cents to be exact.

I did braze the two halves togeather, but JB weld or other epoxy glue could be substituted quite easily.

Step 1: Makin the Body

I used two track lighting can lights stripped the sockets and brackets from them,
cut the ends off with a grinder, and brazed them togeather.
I used a little silver paint after sanding to make them pretty.

The arms are held on with a scrap of 1/4" all thread, the tape is a shim to keep the
shower hose arms on,
larger all thread holds the legs in place, I think it was 5/16"
The legs are made from rebar allignment brackets.
Looks great! Does he do toast as well?
I like it a lot
Hi longwinters <br> <br> <br>Very cool your little kitchen helper;-)))))))
Thanks Junopor, I stuck him in crafts and feel like he has been lost in the shuffel, <br>I built him as a quick project to show the people that come through the &quot;Restore&quot; <br>that we have all kinds of goodies for cheep that can be used on crafts type projects. <br> <br>Looks like you and my wife are the only two people who like him, well and me, <br>how could you not love your own baby?

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