Step 7: Make and Attach Robot's Legs

Make four equal-sized balls of clay. They should be slightly larger than the balls you made for the arms. Roll the balls into thick, stubby tubes and flatten the ends by gently tapping the end against a table.

Attach the legs just like the arms--mark where you will attach each leg, scratch the surface of both the leg and the body with a pin, and use your toothpick to push clay from the sides of the legs into the body.

If your clay gets scratched up in the attachment process, roll your toothpick flat on the damaged area with a little bit of pressure. The clay will flatted right back out.
<p>These are really adorable :) </p>
These are way too cute!
I made this with sculpey III. The earrings were a great idea!! i made GIR earrings. Thanks for the idea!!! i cant wait to wear them at school.
I have a question about the polymer clay-<br><br>The polymer clay I bought is labeled &quot;Original Sculpey&quot;, and when I work with it it's super soft and really hard to hold without mushing, especially in the small size of an earring. Then I remembered another polymer clay, &quot;Sculpey III&quot; and am wondering is there any difference between the two (or three, but I've never heard of &quot;Sculpey II&quot;) in terms of usage, firmness, etc? Thanks~
I love the wii remotes very funny/cute. you should really think about making and selling these on etsy
Thank you! I make earrings to-order for anyone who requests it. Etsy is a great idea, but keeping up an etsy shop seems like so much work! I really admire people who have that patience and dedication.
Those Totoro earrings are so cute! Great instructable!
Thanks! They are definitely my little sister's favorite, and her friends at school all want matching Totoro earrings. He is such a popular guy.
The perfect accessory to wear with a geek-chic Instructables robot T-shirt!
I absolutely LOVE these earrings. Best of Luck Emily!
CONGRATULATIONS EMILY!!!!! I can always pick a WINNER!!!
I would like to publicly THANK Emily for selling me this pair of Robot Earrings for my wife. She LOVES THEM!!! She said this was the sweetest and BEST gift I've given her in a long time. She said your craftsmanship was &quot;superb&quot; too. LOL, I guess we both get brownie points. Thanks again!
I am so glad the earrings were a hit! Thanks for your support and kind words. Let me know if you need a matching necklace or charm bracelet around Christmastime :)
i was thinking to make a similar one. but the was using porcelain clay..:0 great work:)
So cute! Good job!<br>
Hey Emily, you should enter these in the Color contest, too, if you haven't already.
these are soooo cute. i will have to make them!
I would love to see a picture when you are done!
The robot and Totoro are so cute! :D Great documentation, too!
Thanks! The Totoro earrings were definitely my little sister's favorite too.
For great Justice! This is awesome.
My wife would go nuts for a pair! Great ible!!!!
This is everything an instructable should be. I really like what you've done here as well as your other work. Thank you.
Wow--you are so kind! This is my first step-by-step instructable, so I wanted to make sure it was perfect. Thank you for your encouragement.<br><br>I love your jewelry pieces--they are all so simple and inventive!
v.geeky v.cool! Great job!

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