As you can tell, my project was simple yet complicated; all parts and designs were created from scratch. In matter of weeks, I was able to design, produce, and assemble the hundreds of pieces.  Being that I was working on a low budget school environment, I was only able to access school machinery and available woods but I am sure that if you plan on replicating this project, it will come out much nicer. My goal here was just to show you guys my first robot project ever!

1: All parts started out with a few mere sketches that were later designed and given proper dimensions in a computer generated animation in an open source program called blender. As you can see in the (blueprint) pictures, I first designed 3d meshes from scratch and rendered them in 2d to achieve the blueprint effect. After creating the pieces, I created an animation on how all of the parts came together

2: Dealing with the mechanical problems was the biggest set back. Due to lack of support, one of the sides of the old track system  was going off balance, so I created a brand new (better) type of track system.

3: Creating and assembling was perhaps the simplest task. Since I had my designs ready, all parts came together very well. My controller called EZ-robot bluetooth controller, greatly aiding in programming the parts. In the end, I was able to wirelessly control the servos and sensors with a joystick connected to my laptop. (sensors include a speaker, LEDs, and switches) (moving servos acted as a switch to power the track's movement and direction)

p.s. If you wish to see my model files, here is a link to download them ---- Wall-E Blend Files.rar
p.p.s there is also a website I created (from scratch) which gives more information on this project ---- PROJECT WALL-E

IF YOU LIKE MY THREAD, PLEASE VOTE FOR ME IN THE 3D DESIGN CONTEST ---http://www.instructables.com/contest/chrisanderson/?show=ENTRIES

(great ratings are always appreciated)

<p>This gave me the idea and push to build my own, cheers.</p>
This is inspired me to do something in this category lol <br>I like things complex
Great Project, love the designs
I bet it would come out as a pretty great 3d print
blend files are AWESOME!!! <br>you should give out the files in obj format though, not everyone has blender
that's a LOT of pieces!
yeah, that's why i made a die for the links (for tracks)
I like the animations, the last one must have taken hours to render
actually yes, it did, there were so many layers (colors for each object) and i was trying to render in hd
Love the video logs
Great designs
great project
Pretty big project for a beginner
That's a pretty smart solution that you came up with for that tracks
I have an EZ-B myself, great for wireless control
He's cute.&nbsp;The pictures and video in this project are the same as <a href="http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-E-Made-From-Scratch/">your other one</a>, what makes this one different?
thanks, I worked really hard on this (my first robot project ever!) <br> <br>well the old thread is more of an instructional one (for those who plan to recreate my designs) and this one is more of a show case type of thing (just for viewers to see what I made) <br> <br>i plan on fixing the tracks i didn't use and using them to create a mini tank (coming soon)
if you like my thread, please vote for me in the 3d design contest <br>http://www.instructables.com/contest/chrisanderson/?show=ENTRIES
nice! very cool videos too. It would be great to see this in step by step format, are you thinking of doing that at some point?
thanks, i have actually posted a step by step version of this project in the past ----you can find that and my other threads on this link------- http://www.instructables.com/member/rptech/

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