Instructables: exploring - technology - Robot - featured http://www.instructables.com Mon, 4 May 2015 22:12:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 R3: Rolling Red Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/R3-Rolling-Red-Robot/
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Sun, 3 May 2015 17:05:24 PDT
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cat-Laser-Entertainer-Robot/
Cat Laser Entertainer Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFQ/1118/I95GO8KP/FFQ1118I95GO8KP.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen Sometimes you are just too tired to play with your pets and give them the attention they need.When this kind of situation happens, you are mostly busy and tired. Good night sleep would do the trick BUT your pet decides that sleep is for weak and keep you awake the whole night just because they are t...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 05:17:48 PDT
Vending Priest http://www.instructables.com/id/Vending-Priest/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 16:54:08 PDT
Brobot: The Emotionally Responsive Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Emotionally-Responsive-Robot/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:18:55 PDT
Project Frankenstein http://www.instructables.com/id/Project-Frankenstein/
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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:00:19 PDT
Robot Mechanical Beetle. V1 http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Mechanical-Beetle-V1/
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 02:32:21 PDT
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-DIY-Mobile-Desktop-App-Controlled-3D/
How to Make a Mobile Phone and Computer Controlled 3D Printed Robot with Arduino - IoBot. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQL/14EA/I8PR0DXY/FQL14EAI8PR0DXY.SMALL.jpg zygmuntw If you are looking for a way to control an Arduino based devices, this instruction will show you how to do it by building simple robot.The IoBot can be controlled by mobile and computer application via LAN or USB Cable. The application runs on Android, Mac OS and Windows, it is available for downloa...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 02:10:13 PDT
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/My-what-big-tentacles-you-have/
How to 3d Print and Finish BIG STUFF...with a little printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FED/GPRA/I8U15X4I/FEDGPRAI8U15X4I.SMALL.jpg bryanbrutherford Some of you may have seen a few of my previous instructables and know that i have a history with 3d printing.Recently i was in a local electronics store and saw an XYZ davinci 1.0 on sale for $399. This machine basically had the same specs as the first stratasys machine i ever used nearly 15 years a...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:13:27 PDT
Lets Make A $20 Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Lets-Make-A-20-Droid/
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Sat, 18 Apr 2015 10:42:00 PDT
FPGA-powered Autonomous Search and Rescue Vehicles http://www.instructables.com/id/FPGA-powered-Autonomous-Search-and-Rescue-Vehicles/
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Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:37:40 PDT
Make A Simple Bipedal Humanoid Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Simple-Bidepal-Humanoid-Robot/
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 03:41:35 PDT
Robotic Piano Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Robotic-Piano-Player/
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 00:02:57 PDT
Hack a Drill - Powerful Gearmotor! http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-a-Drill-Powerful-Gearmotor/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 15:56:51 PDT
AquaFeeder: An Automated Fish Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/AquaFeeder-An-Automated-Fish-Feeder/
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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 08:22:12 PDT
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Object-avoider-robot-the-using-Actobotics-R/
Simple Object avoider robot the using Actobotics Runt Rover Peewee chassis and a Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5Y/NMIK/I8CW5YR2/F5YNMIKI8CW5YR2.SMALL.jpg jscottb There are many ways to build a robot, from scratch a kit, a prebuilt system or combination of any of these methods. The path we will take here will be mostly from a kit and other items such as an Arduino controller, motor driver and sensors from eBay or other vendors. The chassis kit I use for thi...
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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 21:27:57 PDT
TestrBot: The $300 Universal Test Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/TestrBot-The-300-Universal-Test-Machine/
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 23:23:42 PDT
Edge 3D Printer V.2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Edge-3D-Printer-V20/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 22:18:17 PDT
Binocular Robot Head a Stereoscope Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Binocular-Robot-Head-a-Stereoscope-Camera/
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 19:13:58 PDT
6WD robot with aluminum chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/6WD-robot-with-aluminum-chassis/
6WD robot with aluminum chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAS/LH3Y/I88LO2RX/FASLH3YI88LO2RX.SMALL.jpg vmmv The aim of this instructable is to build a basic, little and mobil robot, simple but resistant, able to move easily through many surfaces with precision.After many experiences, I'm in a point where I think I have achieved great results and that's why I'm posting this instructable. The robot is a res...
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Thu, 9 Apr 2015 09:03:20 PDT
FOAM CUTTING MACHINE http://www.instructables.com/id/FOAM-CUTTING-MACHINE/
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 03:17:28 PDT
Animatronic Pizza Monster http://www.instructables.com/id/Animatronic-Pizza-Monster/
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 12:21:24 PDT
Stair Climbing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-Climbing-Robot-1/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 20:25:45 PDT
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) http://www.instructables.com/id/Rc-Tonka-Dump-Truck-Conversion-With-Quad-Steering-/
Rc Tonka Dump Truck Conversion With Quad Steering -Part 1 (with solar update to come) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8Q/KJSK/I84B8YIA/F8QKJSKI84B8YIA.SMALL.jpg sahirbray In this instructable, I will attempt to provide a detailed guideline on how we converted a 1980's Tonka Dump truck into a working RC robot. I've broken the steps down a little more in detail in order to show what I've cut out and moved to make room and provide storage. Since this robot was assembl...
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Sun, 5 Apr 2015 08:20:22 PDT
Multi Purpose Talking Robot Platform or a Simple Toy http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Purpose-Talking-Robot-Platform-or-a-Simple-T/
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Thu, 2 Apr 2015 11:33:33 PDT
How to use graphical programming software to program Arduino and robots? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-graphical-programming-software-to-progr/
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Tue, 31 Mar 2015 04:29:22 PDT
Stair-climbing robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Stair-climbing-robot/
Stair-climbing robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/OBJF/I7VQOG31/FAROBJFI7VQOG31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/OBJF/I7VQOG31/FAROBJFI7VQOG31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAR/OBJF/I7VQOG31/FAROBJFI7VQOG31.SMALL.jpg christopherbegley This project uses parts from the Actobotics building system to make a robot that climbs stairs. The main components of the robot are its front leg assembly, back leg, and the means for shifting weight between the two legs. Actobotics channel sliders enable the robot to raise and lower each leg, st...
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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:13:10 PDT
Haptic Robotic Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/Haptic-Robotic-Finger/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 02:52:43 PDT
Circuit Scribe Drawing Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Scribe-Drawing-Robot/
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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 06:38:17 PDT
Audio Junkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Audio-Junkbot/
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Sun, 22 Mar 2015 15:47:12 PDT
3D Pixel Collider (3D Print) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Pixel-Collider-3D-Print/
3D Pixel Collider (3D Print) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/CRJC/I7C829M9/FRRCRJCI7C829M9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/CRJC/I7C829M9/FRRCRJCI7C829M9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRR/CRJC/I7C829M9/FRRCRJCI7C829M9.SMALL.jpg Sebastian Morales The idea of perceiving things in ways that they are not has always fascinated me. This project was inspired by thinking about how we could visualize this distorted reality.How to create something that is something else? Simplified theory Images are composed by pixels in two dimensions, by adjusti...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:59:11 PDT
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 http://www.instructables.com/id/Halley-Ambassador-Robot-001/
Halley: Ambassador Robot 001 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/H0SH/I77G8JCY/F6EH0SHI77G8JCY.SMALL.jpg John Choi Here is a quick description:A 2.6 foot remote-operated humanoid robot designed to be capable of emulating human communication.Here is a longer description:Ambassador Robot No. 001, also known as Halley, is a 2.6-foot humanoid automaton built for the sole purpose of exploring what it means to be huma...
By: John Choi

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:01:40 PDT
Rolling Alarm Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Rolling-Alarm-Robot/
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By: dexter_industries

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:42:07 PDT
K-9 2.0. WiFi Controlled and Autonomous Robot Dog. http://www.instructables.com/id/K-9-20-WiFi-controlled-and-autonomous-robot-dog/
K-9 2.0. WiFi Controlled and Autonomous Robot Dog. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/6DY4/I6ZTIUXG/F586DY4I6ZTIUXG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/6DY4/I6ZTIUXG/F586DY4I6ZTIUXG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F58/6DY4/I6ZTIUXG/F586DY4I6ZTIUXG.SMALL.jpg steve-gibbs5 Features Sturdy wooden (MDF) and acrylic design Fully microprocessor controlled using the EZ-Robot EZ-B v4 controller and EZ-Builder software platform Full drive movement, forward, reverse, turn left, turn right Twi...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 21:46:19 PDT
Home made robot gripper http://www.instructables.com/id/Home-made-robot-gripper/
Home made robot gripper - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/72XU/I6M2MMXQ/FUP72XUI6M2MMXQ.SMALL.jpg sidrobot This is an instructable for making your own gripper for robot with the help of old stuff and reusing them to get the gripper..Grippers are used to hold and lift any object for changing it's placing from one place to other.The grippers available in market were costly so i decided on making my own gri...
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Thu, 26 Feb 2015 09:47:38 PST
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/Titan-30kg-Combat-Robot-under-100/
Titan : 30kg Combat Robot under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNZ/1QT1/I65EKXAF/FNZ1QT1I65EKXAF.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Combat Robotics has always and forever long been a great passion of mine. From childhood i wanted to build a rather large sized combat robot myself but due to lack of skill and funds was unable to do so. Recently i decided that it was time and I undertook a challenge to build a 30 Kg combat robot wi...
By: bjkayani

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Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08:09:28 PST
Mechanical Claw Ring http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-Claw-Ring/
Mechanical Claw Ring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/OWHZ/I66D149U/F99OWHZI66D149U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/OWHZ/I66D149U/F99OWHZI66D149U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F99/OWHZ/I66D149U/F99OWHZI66D149U.SMALL.jpg Persona This Instructable will teach you how to make a wearable, fully functional robotic claw, attached to a ring. It's purpose, besides it being interesting and beautiful, is to make it possible to pick up a new object while something is already clasped in the hand. The claw is fully operable with just th...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 11:37:36 PST
All Purpose Robotic Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/All-Purpose-Robotic-Platform/
All Purpose Robotic Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/EUU6/I63EZJVE/F0SEUU6I63EZJVE.SMALL.jpg bjkayani Hello,In this instructable i will show you guys how to build an all purpose robotic platform. In the past i have worked a lot on robots. There are some robotic platforms available but they have weight speed and size limitations plus they cost more. I have made a robotic platform which can carry upto...
By: bjkayani

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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 21:20:51 PST
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Seeking-and-Obstacle-Avoiding-Robot/
Light Seeking and Obstacle Avoiding Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/DZZ9/I5WCP55Z/FVGDZZ9I5WCP55Z.SMALL.jpg Vagelis Chantzis The purpose of this project is to build an arduino robot that follows light and avoids possible obstacles in its way. It is based on an Arduino Uno microcontroller board and it uses Light Dependent Resistors to find the most bright light source while avoiding any obstacle on its way to the light sou...
By: Vagelis Chantzis

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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 08:25:11 PST
Obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-avoiding-robot-5/
Obstacle avoiding robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/UR90/I5THWZDM/FR9UR90I5THWZDM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/UR90/I5THWZDM/FR9UR90I5THWZDM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/UR90/I5THWZDM/FR9UR90I5THWZDM.SMALL.jpg mkarvonen What could be more awesome than building your own robot.This is how to do it your self.Banana for scale in the last picture.For mobile users. Watch the video from here!Find the building kit from here! Components. I used my previous project's shield and ultrasound sensor in this project.Learn how ...
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:49:56 PST
Let us build a handmade Hexapod robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Let-us-build-a-handmade-Hexapod-robot/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 17:11:16 PST
Stewart Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Stewart-Platform/
Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/1JVM/I55MRJ9Q/FO01JVMI55MRJ9Q.SMALL.jpg thiagohersan We’re working on a project where we explore robotic body language as a way to augment/replace purely digital communication protocols. For this, we need to move a cellphone with as many degrees of freedom as possible. A robot arm would have been a good option, but for aesthetic reasons, we don’t want...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 20:40:19 PST
Optical Mouse Odometer for (Arduino) Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Optical-Mouse-Odometer-for-Arduino-Robot/
Optical Mouse Odometer for (Arduino) Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRZ/4LDW/I55MUYNT/FRZ4LDWI55MUYNT.SMALL.jpg jazzycamel Accurately determining the progress of a wheeled robot can be pretty tricky (and expensive!). Dead reckoning assumes that our motors are perfectly matched, our wheels don't slip and the surface we are running on is perfectly flat: most of these conditions are unattainable and are never guaranteed. R...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 07:08:25 PST
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Walking-Robot-Klann-Linkage/
3D Printed Walking Robot (Klann Linkage) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLA/KC1J/I4PHN4DN/FLAKC1JI4PHN4DN.SMALL.jpg Bit-Boy This walking robot has been a project that I have been wanting to have a go at for a while now and I finally got around to finishing it, so now I am sharing it with the world! This project is fairly simple to construct and does not require any difficult skills or large tools (other than a 3D printer...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 21:46:29 PST
How to transform a Makelangelo 3 into a 3D printer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-transform-a-Makelangelo-3-into-a-3D-printer/
How to transform a Makelangelo 3 into a 3D printer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/CB22/I3VHTNKO/FAXCB22I3VHTNKO.SMALL.jpg aggrav8d The Makelangelo 3 is an easy way to start learning how to make a 3D printer. It basically makes one layer of a 3D print, without the expensive plastic filament or the burning hot nozzle that can hurt someone. It would be great in a classroom, a library, or at home for the self-starting young geniu...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 12:08:30 PST
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Pincer-from-Software-installation-printing/
Print a Robot Pincer, from Software Installation - ordering a print. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5F/4HY1/I36LGL3H/F5F4HY1I36LGL3H.SMALL.jpg MoTinkerGNome So you want to get into making cool stuff with 3D printing but you don’t know how to start? Then hopefully this little tutorial will help you get going. If you just came for the STL files feel free, the link is below. Although I have used "TinkerCAD" in the past, I wanted something that had a bit ...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:08:27 PST
Ikea ROBOT http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-ROBOT/
Ikea ROBOT - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/HY4T/I3VHMUHV/F13HY4TI3VHMUHV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/HY4T/I3VHMUHV/F13HY4TI3VHMUHV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/HY4T/I3VHMUHV/F13HY4TI3VHMUHV.SMALL.jpg kenyer Inspired by a Kickstarter project, I couldn't walk past the spare-parts box at my local Ikea. So I took a bag and filled it with hardware parts. (mostly kitchen cabinet hinges) A big bag filled costed just 1,50 Euro.Back home, I can't find the Kickstarter anymore. It somehow disappeared from the sit...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 11:08:46 PST
Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots http://www.instructables.com/id/Swarmscapers-Autonomous-Mobile-3D-Printing-Robots/
Swarmscapers: Autonomous Mobile 3D Printing Robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8N/MSVH/I3THHZT9/F8NMSVHI3THHZT9.SMALL.jpg AlanCation Swarmscapers is a 2 month long research project conducted in the Creative Architecture Machines studio, taught by Jason Kelly Johnson and Michael Shiloh at California College of the Arts in the Digital Craft Lab. It is a collaboration between Clayton Muhleman, Alan Cation, and Adithi Satish. A huge ...
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Fri, 19 Dec 2014 11:54:57 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDN/O0XP/I3PRORU9/FDNO0XPI3PRORU9.SMALL.jpg SciFi-Prop-Freak OFFICIAL VIDEO - Making OfThe IdeaAs a student assistant at FabLab Aachen (Germany) it was - for the last 3-4 month - part of my job to create an exciting and challenging exhibit which demonstrates the “maker-way” of opening a closed product to be used for not intended purposes (and in this case eve...
By: SciFi-Prop-Freak

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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Terra-Spider-Autonomous-Remediation-Robot/
Terra Spider: Autonomous Remediation Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXI/D8SE/I3H5MQCP/FXID8SEI3H5MQCP.SMALL.jpg m_vanness This project was designed and built by students in the Architecture program at the California College of the Arts; Manali Chitre (MAAD), Anh Vu (BArch), and Mallory Van Ness (MArch). The studio course was called Creative Architecture Machines (Fall 2014) and was taught by Jason Kelly Johnson and Mic...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 14:46:28 PST
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles http://www.instructables.com/id/Soft-Robots-3D-Printing-Artificial-Muscles/
Soft Robots: 3D Printing Artificial Muscles - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPD/8L8N/I3KCC86S/FPD8L8NI3KCC86S.SMALL.jpg mikey77 Using a standard filament 3D printer, artificial robot muscles can be directly printed. These air powered muscles can be used in all kinds of robots or powered prostheses.Intro pic shows a six muscle flower robot activated. Such a simple robot could be used to indicate air pressure, temperature or a...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 16:21:06 PST