How To Build Your Own Instructables Robot Assistant

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Want a robot to do all your biddings? Well, I'll teach you how to make your very own Instructable Robot Assistant! This robot won't do all your biddings but it's one handy robot! Enjoy.
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Step 1: Materials

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You will need wood, a saw, markers(red and black), paint(yellow and orange), a pencil sharpener, magnet, watch, paperclips, pins, toothpick, paper, velcro, wire cutter, scissors, pencil, eraser top, paint brush, glue, clay, screw driver, hammer, sand paper, drill, and wire.
I don't have all the materials listed in the pictures.

Step 2: Cutting out the Wood

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Next you will need to cut out the wood. It should be 2 inches in length, 2 inches in height, and 1.5 inches in width. Then trace the out line of the pencil sharpener and saw it out so the pencil sharpener can fit in the slot. Use clay to fill in any uneven surfaces to make it smooth.

Step 3: Legs

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Next you will need to make the legs. They are two pieces of wood that are 1 1/2 inches in height, 1/2 inch in width, and 3/4 of an inch in length.

Step 4: Head

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The head is made out of paper. Look on picture number one for the design and then cut it out. You also have to cut out the circle in the middle. The hole should be the same circumference as the eraser top.

Step 5: Arms

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Draw and cut out the arms so they are about the same shape as picture number one. You will need 4 of them. Draw the design with a pencil. You will also need to bend 2 pieces of wire that are 2 1/2 inches long so they look like claws so they will be able to "hold and grab" a pencil. now you will need to glue the arm pieces so they will be on either side. See image 2 for clarification.

Step 6: Painting

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Paint everything that you just made a yellowish color. Mix a lot of yellow with a bit of orange.

Step 7: Assembling

Head- Draw eyes, mouth, eyebrows, and ears. Stick a toothpick through the two red ears. Fold on the lines and then tape together. Then tape the head to the body. You can paint it again to hide the paint.

Body- Glue magnet strips to the back(side that does not have the hole for the pencil sharpener) so they cover it. Then disassemble your watch so there are no more straps. Put a piece of velcro to the back of the watch and another to the center of the magnet. Stick together. Then stick the 3 pins to the shoulder and make sure it is not touching the head.

Legs- Draw the details. There should be wheels and the lines. Glue the legs to the bottom of the body so that the hole is in front of the robot is facing down.

Arms- Drill two holes on the side of the robot and stick the arms in and secure. The claws should be facing up.

Step 8: Final Details

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Put the paperclips on the magnet. Stick the eraser top in the hole on the head. Put a pencil the hands. Stick the pencil sharpener in the body.

Step 9: Done

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Now you have your own robot assistant to entertain yourself and organize your office supplies. Thanks.

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how big should the magnet be
JellyWoo (author)  marioguy11215 years ago
The magnet should be just as big the body of the robot(the block of wood) and be strong enough to hold a couple paperclips on.
5 stars!
JellyWoo (author)  AnarchistAsian6 years ago
yeah... comments are way faster with google chrome!
Are they? I use Firefox, but I'll give it a try.
JellyWoo (author)  AnarchistAsian6 years ago
using it right now... suprizingly similar to firefox.......
JellyWoo (author)  AnarchistAsian6 years ago
i gotz firefox.
chrome iz betterz
nah, i learned how to hack ff so no more ads
eh... ads are useful...

but how did you do it? make an ible!
Google "AdBlock" and click the first link.
JellyWoo (author)  scout016 years ago
hey, that's what i use, the addon called adblock plus.
oh cool thanks, but i like ads, they're useful...
i duno,its a secret between me and meh girlfriend bri.
i dont get it
don't get what
IT! How much more specific can he get?! :D
Scar165 years ago
thisis to confusing sorr for any bad spelling
11ellen6 years ago
I can't wait to build one!!
a lot of stuff for a small robot
PKM6 years ago
I just found this- it's awesome! And you've given me the inspiration for my next, possibly slightly larger project.
cormac30506 years ago
Excellent, 4.5 stars and favourited.
JellyWoo (author)  cormac30506 years ago
thank you.
bigpinecone7 years ago
instructable could be a little more in-depth, but i like it!
JellyWoo (author)  bigpinecone7 years ago
Erobots7 years ago
its cute :) rated a 5
JellyWoo (author)  Erobots7 years ago
thank you. ;)
Haha, this is really cool. +5/5 stars.
JellyWoo (author)  GorillazMiko7 years ago
thanks! :)
Quac7 years ago
that is cool
JellyWoo (author)  Quac7 years ago
taylor1797 years ago
I really like it
JellyWoo (author)  taylor1797 years ago
noahh7 years ago
yunno those little walking pencil sharpening robot toys they make? someone should convert that to to instructrables robot. hmmm..... maybe i will.
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