Introduction: Robotic Arm From Cardboard

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In this Instructable ill show you how to make a robotic arm from cardboard

Step 1: Video Tutorial

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Step 2: Gathering Materials

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  • Cardboard
  • Plastic tubes(i used empty pencil refills)
  • Cutter

Step 3: Getting Shape

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  • To get the shape of the arm,hand is placed on the cardboard and traced
  • Cutter is used to cut the cardboard

Step 4: Bends

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For each finger three bends are made exact at the same distance

Step 5: Building Links

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  • For the links ive used empty tubes
  • It is placed in between the bends of cardboard
  • Threads are placed in between the tubes

Step 6: Finishing Up

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  • Cardboard rings are made so that the threads can be controlled by fingers
  • Cardboard rings are made by cutting cardboard strips then joining two ends

Step 7: Robotic Arm Is Ready

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Thanks for you time for reading the instructable Hope You Enjoyed It


takkycat (author)2017-10-18

This was a perfect assignment for my elementary gifted and talented class since they are interested in robotics! I know this is not actually a robotic arm but it was great for teaching concepts (including sharing limited resources, like the glue gun).

ROBO HUB (author)takkycat2017-10-24

Thank you..

annapavlova (author)2017-09-04

Nice Well I like this more.

ROBO HUB (author)annapavlova2017-09-04


random_builder (author)2017-04-24

This is cool, but someone else posted this first.

ROBO HUB (author)random_builder2017-04-24

It was me only@random builder

random_builder (author)ROBO HUB2017-04-24 Click on it. No offence, but his is better.

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