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The Weekly Challenge: Robots

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This Week's Challenge:
Make anything robot-related.

To Enter:
Complete the challenge as specified above and share a link for a Photo or Step-By-Step Instructable in the comments below.


It took me all day to decide, but the winner is... ::drum roll:: ...Cardboard Robot by marc.cryan.

That said, I feel everyone did a great job this time around, so as thanks to everyone who entered, I will be awarding all of the runner-ups 3-month pro memberships.



1st Place

CARDBOARD ROBOT --- DANCE, DANCE, DANCE!! by marc.cryan


(see the official rules here)
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