Introduction: My Big Robot Claw

          Here's my big robot claw hand, which I designed in CAD software then hand made out of MDF, some clear polycarbonate sheeting and various hardware.  This project was more about form than about function.  That being said, it does function perfectly and smoothly, but gear teeth cut out of MDF are just not meant for heavy duty industrial applications so the claw is mainly a novelty.

          This one is about 2 feet tall standing on my desk.  It's a good size and a neat machine and decoration but I'm definitely feeling myself compelled to make myself another claw scaled up by about a factor of 4 or 5.  I'll be sure to post photos if and when I start the enormous robot claw project.


renanviegas made it!(author)2016-01-15

Ok, but no files? No instructions? What are you doing here?

Juan+CarlosC4 made it!(author)2015-09-21

ewfw made it!(author)2014-10-19

Great project. How did you get it to look so much like metal?

eva_maree_dixon made it!(author)2013-12-16


pmoracchini made it!(author)2013-11-22

Awesome project! Any chance you'd put that file up (I know it's a bit cheeky but I'm thinking of doing the same thing and I don't know how to use the program) :P

TheRealDanielJ made it!(author)2013-10-14

This thing looks really cool! I really like your design!

When I first saw this I thought it was faked. With further looking at the picture I could tell it is in fact real.

Good job on the claw! I would love to see your next one!

rdomingues1 made it!(author)2013-04-11

Very good!

Nick70587 made it!(author)2012-08-08

Thats pretty cool.

randofo made it!(author)2012-08-08

That's a nice claw design.

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