Instructables: exploring - technology - robot - how http://www.instructables.com Fri, 4 Sep 2015 18:14:10 PDT BLOX v1.01 LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-LED-LIGHTSABER/
LIGHTSABER!!! LED - 3D Printed - Fully Functional - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/IXSQ/IBRRYKHC/FZRIXSQIBRRYKHC.SMALL.jpg JJPowelly This is a 3D printed Light Saber I designed as a personal project to keep myself occupied... Here's a demo video: Demo VideoLet me start off by saying this is a very easy print/make... The handle only has two main prints and you have the option of printing either 6 individual sliding cylinders or pr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2015 17:37:44 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
Obstacle avoiding robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Obstacle-avoiding-robot-5/
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Sat, 7 Feb 2015 07:49:56 PST
4 DOF mechanical arm build instruction http://www.instructables.com/id/4-DOF-mechanical-arm-build-instruction/
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Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:06:43 PST
How To Make A RC Robot Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-RC-Robot-Frame/
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Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:48:26 PDT
Paper Motorized Walking Machine "Sculpture" http://www.instructables.com/id/Paper-Motorized-Walking-Machine-Sculpture/
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Sun, 13 Jul 2014 23:48:10 PDT
robot statue http://www.instructables.com/id/robot-statue/
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Thu, 29 May 2014 18:38:05 PDT
Plant safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Plant-safe/
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:37:56 PST
"Bio bot" Or Biological Bot Explanation Of Experiment 009 http://www.instructables.com/id/Bio-bot-Or-Biological-Bot-Explanation-Of-Experimen/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/Z0HB/HKVLLT9T/FI0Z0HBHKVLLT9T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/Z0HB/HKVLLT9T/FI0Z0HBHKVLLT9T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/Z0HB/HKVLLT9T/FI0Z0HBHKVLLT9T.SMALL.jpg ABOODY006
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 16:26:02 PDT
How to build your Modular Vibrating Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-your-Modular-Vibrating-Robot/
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Fri, 3 Aug 2012 18:26:30 PDT
Robowars, KMB Combat Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Kiss-Ma-Bot/
Robowars, KMB Combat Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TLCY/GVHH24TW/FLCTLCYGVHH24TW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TLCY/GVHH24TW/FLCTLCYGVHH24TW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLC/TLCY/GVHH24TW/FLCTLCYGVHH24TW.SMALL.jpg howtowithmanish SO last winter I went to LUMS PSIFI, and we participated in Robowars, the battle of robots. We got knocked out right in the semi-final so here are some pictures of our robot. :) It was the first time we had made a robot, so we were unaware of quite a lot of things and so it our robot wasn't perfect ...
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Thu, 8 Sep 2011 11:34:26 PDT
17" laptop sleeve/case. http://www.instructables.com/id/17-laptop-sleevecase/
17" laptop sleeve/case. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/WEZI/GQZJNE4G/F4XWEZIGQZJNE4G.SMALL.jpg cambob97 This is a simple sewn laptop case/sleeve I made without any plans.
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Sun, 7 Aug 2011 13:30:21 PDT
The Muter http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Muter/
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Thu, 28 Apr 2011 10:33:30 PDT
How to make a robot gripper! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-robot-gripper/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8M/WVO4/GHFK7LM6/F8MWVO4GHFK7LM6.SMALL.jpg peterjacob To make this project you will need: * A small blow torch or lighter * A glue gun * A Dremel or rotary tool * A few rotary tool bits(drill, sanding wheels and a cutting wheel) * A permanent marker * The Cutting pattern(can be found here http://kattejuice.deviantart.com/gall... ) * A micro servo * 4...
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Sun, 12 Dec 2010 11:59:42 PST
Robot Toy That Can Shimmy On A Rope http://www.instructables.com/id/Robot-Toy-That-Can-Shimmy-On-A-Rope/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/HCF8/GFRWOXO3/FZNHCF8GFRWOXO3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/HCF8/GFRWOXO3/FZNHCF8GFRWOXO3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZN/HCF8/GFRWOXO3/FZNHCF8GFRWOXO3.SMALL.jpg Samimy This is the most simple kind of robot made, of one motor and a gear box, but it moves very interestingly. It can shimmy across a rope, so you can send it to spy on your neighbors, when you're just too lazy to do it yourself :)
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Fri, 29 Oct 2010 00:33:10 PDT
How to make a mini solar robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-mini-solar-robot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/06O9/G7CN3Q6N/FM106O9G7CN3Q6N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/06O9/G7CN3Q6N/FM106O9G7CN3Q6N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/06O9/G7CN3Q6N/FM106O9G7CN3Q6N.SMALL.jpg peterjacob The parts you need are: 3 Capacitors (from 470uF to 4700uF, each), a 2N3904 transistor, a 2N3906 transistor, a resistor(1k to 10k ohm), a solar cell (minimum 3 volts )(i used two 2 volt cells in series), a pager motor(or a vibrator). you'll also need a blinking/flashing LED (FLED ). to help...
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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 13:55:13 PDT
How to make a solar robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-solar-robot-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/X6HE/G7CND5J2/FLMX6HEG7CND5J2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/X6HE/G7CND5J2/FLMX6HEG7CND5J2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLM/X6HE/G7CND5J2/FLMX6HEG7CND5J2.SMALL.jpg peterjacob This is how to make a trimet. The parts you need are: 3 Capacitors, a 2N3904, a 2N3906, a resistor(1k to 10k ohm), a solar cell (minimum 3 volts), a dc motor(the flatter the better). you'll also need a blinking/flashing LED (FLED). to help you, i have made a, very easy to follow, schematic of th...
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Mon, 29 Mar 2010 13:29:03 PDT
How to get magnet wire http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-get-magnet-wire/
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Sat, 12 Sep 2009 07:20:25 PDT
How to Steal an Instructable http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Steal-an-Instructable/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2009 17:05:41 PDT
DIY: How to Build a WiFi Robot Spybot http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-How-to-build-a-wifi-robot-spybot/
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Tue, 17 Mar 2009 13:42:02 PDT
Super Simple Beginners Robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Simple-Beginners-Robot/
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Sat, 14 Feb 2009 16:19:27 PST
Rubik's Cube Mania! http://www.instructables.com/id/Rubik-Cube-Mania/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2009 15:56:39 PST
How to Make a Boomerang (The Robot Returns with the Dark Kite) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Boomerang-The-Robot-Returns-with-th/
How to Make a Boomerang (The Robot Returns with the Dark Kite) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/SK2Y/FKD1HQVL/FXQSK2YFKD1HQVL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/SK2Y/FKD1HQVL/FXQSK2YFKD1HQVL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/SK2Y/FKD1HQVL/FXQSK2YFKD1HQVL.SMALL.jpg Kiteman I'd never made a boomerang before, so I thought it was about time.This is two boomerang projects in one. The instructions for each are remarkable similar, and you can follow the differences in the notes on the images.Traditional boomerangs have two forms: there are the straight, hunting boomerangs,...
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Fri, 29 Aug 2008 11:07:51 PDT
How to use Automator http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-use-Automator/
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Fri, 18 Apr 2008 22:00:25 PDT
How to Build A Walking Robot - Passive Walker http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-A-Walking-Robot---Passive-Walker/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/R72P/FA0CV50Z/F9IR72PFA0CV50Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/R72P/FA0CV50Z/F9IR72PFA0CV50Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9I/R72P/FA0CV50Z/F9IR72PFA0CV50Z.SMALL.jpg tycoyoken How to build a passive walker by PVC tubes, no battery required, I show you how to build 1 for just 8 bucks, very easy, just watch my video instruction. (a little slant and mat are required)
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Mon, 10 Dec 2007 07:39:02 PST