Introduction: Paperbot - Paper Robot to Print Out and Make

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Look out puny human! The paper robots are on the march. Download and make this paper robot and help destroy the world!
Nah. Don't panic, these are in fact friendly robots. Honest.

Print out the three pages of the robot onto thin card (230 micron / 67lb) Score along the dotted lines and cut out the holes before carefully cutting out the pieces. Dashed lines are hill folds, dotted lines are valley folds. Grey areas show where to glue.

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Fold the arms in half and glue them down to make double thickness card. Once the glue is dry carefully cut out the parts.

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Fold round and glue together the legs.

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Join the legs with the leg top.

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Fold round the and glue together the two legs lining up the edge of the leg with the leg top.

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Glue one of the tabs of the legs outer to the top of the legs lining it up in the position shown.

Wrap the part round and glue it to the top of the legs.

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Glue the leg guides into place using the grey areas for alignment.

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Fold round the tab at the end of the body parts to make a triangular end stop.

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Glue the two body parts together.

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Thread the legs down through the hole in the top of the body.

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Thread the arms up through the arm holes and glue the tabs to the top of the legs as shown.

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Glue the body top into place.

Glue the feet to the end of the legs.

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Fold up and glue together the head.

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Glue the head to the body. Complete the model by gluing the eyes into place.

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"Make me, puny human, and I will destroy you!"


SHIRLEYD38 (author)2017-05-20

Love it

bburke37 made it! (author)2017-04-21

Thanks for another fun build

Millennial_De made it! (author)2016-09-13

Loved making this model, this was second one I made of yours.

Made video of it

Lela Casey made it! (author)2016-03-28

I enjoyed making this robot, because it took up time when I was bored. A few times I had to think of what to do myself like where to glue.

Blazingspiker (author)2015-02-04

emilyvanleemput, u make great origami, and robives is a great creator too!

emilyvanleemput (author)2012-07-28

they are called body guides in the download file

D0by (author)2012-06-11

how does he move? and he is so cute!

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2012-06-11

Another genius papercraft! This one looks really fun. Love his eyes :)

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