Introduction: How to Make a Robot Gripper!

To make this project you will need:

* A small blow torch or lighter
* A glue gun
* A Dremel or rotary tool
* A few rotary tool bits(drill, sanding wheels and a cutting wheel)
* A permanent marker
* The Cutting pattern(can be found here )

* A micro servo
* 4 small nails or pins
* A piece of Plexiglas (acrylic, 2x2 inches or 10x10cm)
* A large paperclip
* And some sealing tape

If you don't have a rotary tool use a drill, some sanding paper and a fine saw.

This project is very cheap too! it only costs about $10!! :D

Heres the prize list:

A micro servo                   -$5 to $10 (mine was $6!)
4 small nails or pins      -FREE
A piece of Plexiglas        -$1
A large paper clip           -FREE
Some sealing tape        -$1

If you are new to robotics the you might wanna start with something simple and fun!

please go see my other videos:
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and don't forget this:

Enjoy! :D


andr3w99 (author)2013-02-19

Where did you get the servos from? Just wondering.

crth (author)2012-10-23

what is this like for picking up ball's eg. ping pong ball

ernie666 (author)2011-08-30

The protective layer should be peeled off after you cut your pieces. It's there to protect the surface from scratches when you work on your piece.

MECHOL (author)2011-05-01

its great

REA (author)2010-12-13

this would work perfect for the delta robot im making for a final project at school.

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Bio: I'm a student of mechanical engineering at Aalborg university in Denmark. I absolutely love to tinker with electronics and mechanics, and thus much of ... More »
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