Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - robots - diy http://www.instructables.com Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:14:46 PDT BLOX v1.01 DIY Rechargeable Bristle Bot made of Tooth Brush http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Rechargeable-Bristle-Bot-made-of-Tooth-Brush/
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Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:27:12 PDT
DIY Servo Motor http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Servo-Motor/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:41:44 PDT
How to DIY Claw crane Arduino-compatible Robot ? http://www.instructables.com/id/Makeblock-Crane-Machine/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 05:15:05 PDT
DIY RC Hovercraft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Radio-Controlled-Hovercraft-1/
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Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:28:33 PDT
How to Build an Electric Battlebot Using Batteries http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Battlebot/
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Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:10:33 PDT
The down right cheap robot stand! http://www.instructables.com/id/The-down-right-cheap-robot-stand/
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Mon, 21 Apr 2014 09:55:08 PDT
GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Printed-Emotive-Quadruped/
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 13:34:58 PDT
GESTURE controlled Arduino based Rover ( Wireless + Line Following ) http://www.instructables.com/id/GESTURE-controlled-Arduino-based-Rover/
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 07:06:46 PDT
DIY Phone Controlled FPV Rover (Fast & Agile) http://www.instructables.com/id/RoverBot-1/
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By: ASCAS

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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 17:09:13 PDT
Insect Bot mini http://www.instructables.com/id/Insect-Bot-mini/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:55:34 PST
DIY Custom Painted Grinch Sphero http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Painted-Grinch-Sphero/
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 08:10:58 PST
Motion tracker http://www.instructables.com/id/Motion-tracker/
Motion tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXD/7IO3/HOPQDKNT/FXD7IO3HOPQDKNT.SMALL.jpg michaelgohjs Motion tracking done with a webcam and some Lego This is just a very crude design (especially the hardware), but you can apply the things you learn here to a more polish and solid setup too. You can also add a gun/rocket launcher/cannon as many of you would think about it For this project the ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:55:10 PST
Cheap odometry for your wheeled robot! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-odometry-for-your-wheeled-robot/
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 09:55:59 PDT
DIY RC Android Sumobot [Bluetooth Multiplayer] http://www.instructables.com/id/Android-Controlled-Bluetooth-Sumobot-Ultimate-DIY-/
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Sat, 31 Aug 2013 20:05:24 PDT
high grip rubber tires for robots http://www.instructables.com/id/high-grip-rubber-tires-for-robots/
high grip rubber tires for robots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPK/Z735/HJKBZY0L/FPKZ735HJKBZY0L.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Since my Sugru wheels instructable had a big success, I understood that making good wheels for robots is a common topic. To improve the grip of the tires I tried to create them with liquid rubber. Although you need a good practice to mix the components and obtain a good result (and you'll probably f...
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 05:14:15 PDT
DIY Custom Robot Tires made from Sugru http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Robot-Tires-made-from-Sugru/
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Tue, 30 Jul 2013 23:44:28 PDT
A Wide-Body Quadrotor - designs and ideas to build your own. http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Wide-Body-Quadrotor-designs-and-ideas-to-build/
A Wide-Body Quadrotor - designs and ideas to build your own. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/CH49/HINO2R3H/FXRCH49HINO2R3H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/CH49/HINO2R3H/FXRCH49HINO2R3H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXR/CH49/HINO2R3H/FXRCH49HINO2R3H.SMALL.jpg vtxstar Multirotors -- how cool they are! A quadrotor is a type of multirotor aircraft. These aircraft are easier than ever to build. You can start with this machine and increase its capability (and complexity) as you learn more. Your experience, knowledge, and respect for the capability of this technology ...
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Sun, 7 Jul 2013 19:46:18 PDT
Black Eagle aerial mapping UAV http://www.instructables.com/id/Black-Eagle-aerial-mapping-UAV/
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 20:10:03 PDT
The Boss Box Bot http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Boss-Box-Bot/
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Fri, 24 May 2013 09:06:37 PDT
How to make a swarmbot http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-swarmbot/
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Tue, 7 May 2013 01:10:02 PDT
3D scanner http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-scanner/
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 04:29:25 PDT
our Penguin robot http://www.instructables.com/id/our-Penguin-robot/
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 09:40:42 PDT
Simple RC car for beginners (Android control over Bluetooth) http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-RC-car-for-beginners-Android-control-over-/
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Thu, 24 Jan 2013 03:06:39 PST
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
Cyclops Walkbot http://www.instructables.com/id/Cyclops-Walkbot/
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 11:13:32 PDT
WLT 1.0 (line tracer) http://www.instructables.com/id/WLT-10/
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Sat, 12 May 2012 07:17:14 PDT
Spy Video Trakr: Add a Lego Claw Attachment http://www.instructables.com/id/Spy-Video-Trakr-Add-a-Lego-Claw-Attachment/
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Tue, 3 Apr 2012 09:29:11 PDT
rSkin - Open Source Robot Skin http://www.instructables.com/id/rSkin-Open-Source-Robot-Skin/
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By: Plusea

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Tue, 14 Feb 2012 21:38:38 PST
DIY Low Cost Arduino Mobile Development Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Low-Cost-Arduino-Mobile-Development-Platform/
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 22:15:45 PDT
Ollie- a DIY autonomous robotic blimp http://www.instructables.com/id/Ollie-a-DIY-autonomous-robotic-blimp/
Ollie- a DIY autonomous robotic blimp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/GQUH/GNNHTMYI/FBMGQUHGNNHTMYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/GQUH/GNNHTMYI/FBMGQUHGNNHTMYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/GQUH/GNNHTMYI/FBMGQUHGNNHTMYI.SMALL.jpg pritika.16 Ollie is an open source blimp-based autonomous and ambient robot that dwells in human habitats. Ollie is observant, often flying in a manner suggesting curiosity for the world around him. Ollie reacts to voices by excitedly flapping his wings, communicating his friendliness and eagerness to be notic...
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Fri, 13 May 2011 20:34:21 PDT
Floor Cleaning Robot with Vex Robotics System http://www.instructables.com/id/Floor-Cleaning-Robot-with-Vex-Robotics-System/
Floor Cleaning Robot with Vex Robotics System - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1XK1/GLFUE2ME/FJA1XK1GLFUE2ME.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1XK1/GLFUE2ME/FJA1XK1GLFUE2ME.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/1XK1/GLFUE2ME/FJA1XK1GLFUE2ME.SMALL.jpg TechnoInnovator This instructable will tell how to make a floor cleaning robot that uses Vex Robotics System as a base platform. The robot uses a paint roller to pick up crumbs and dirt and moves them into a dustpan. Also, a water tank continuously drips water onto a mop ...
By: TechnoInnovator

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 19:01:17 PDT
Bluetooth your iRobot Roomba! http://www.instructables.com/id/Bluetooth-your-iRobot-Roomba/
Bluetooth your iRobot Roomba! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/MKRJ/GLFUDNLL/FBMMKRJGLFUDNLL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/MKRJ/GLFUDNLL/FBMMKRJGLFUDNLL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBM/MKRJ/GLFUDNLL/FBMMKRJGLFUDNLL.SMALL.jpg djsures Group 18+. The iRobot Roomba is a great platform for robotics. The Roomba has a serial interface that accepts commands for controlling and diagnostics. The EZ-B has hardware support for the Roomba, and the EZ-Builder software has controls for the Roomba also. In this instructable, I'm going to ...
By: djsures

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Sun, 20 Mar 2011 01:07:25 PDT
Inexpensive Robot Chassis http://www.instructables.com/id/Inexpensive-Robot-Chassis/
Inexpensive Robot Chassis - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/XL4C/GLDHMEKA/F0PXL4CGLDHMEKA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/XL4C/GLDHMEKA/F0PXL4CGLDHMEKA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0P/XL4C/GLDHMEKA/F0PXL4CGLDHMEKA.SMALL.jpg laserline      This is a design for a small robot chassis that is very mobile.  It navigates by dead reckoning, but has I/O pins available for a variety of sensors and actuators.  It is small enough to run indoors, yet robust enough for most lawns and patios.      One constraint I had to deal with was keepin...
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Sat, 19 Mar 2011 15:12:10 PDT
Modify A Servo For Continuous Rotation http://www.instructables.com/id/Modify-A-Servo-For-Continuous-Rotation/
Modify A Servo For Continuous Rotation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/T3BF/GICYAZ1I/FAJT3BFGICYAZ1I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/T3BF/GICYAZ1I/FAJT3BFGICYAZ1I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAJ/T3BF/GICYAZ1I/FAJT3BFGICYAZ1I.SMALL.jpg djsures A modified servo can be purchased from various online hobby stores. There are two kinds of servos, Standard and Modified. A modified servo has continuous rotation. There are positive advantage to using servos for robot drivetrain VS DC motor gearsets. The DC motor would require a transistor, re...
By: djsures

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Sat, 1 Jan 2011 20:42:46 PST
Walking Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Shoes/
Walking Shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/LEP0/GEQQPB1B/FUQLEP0GEQQPB1B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/LEP0/GEQQPB1B/FUQLEP0GEQQPB1B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/LEP0/GEQQPB1B/FUQLEP0GEQQPB1B.SMALL.jpg frenzy I was reminded the other day of those tiny wind-up shoes. They would walk all on their own with a little crank. I figured using my know how and ingenuity i could make a full size pair in no time. These shoes use a servo motor to drive them. This project has been featured on Gizmodo, Thanks! The H...
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Fri, 1 Oct 2010 15:56:05 PDT
DIY Vivus the Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Vivus-the-Robot/
DIY Vivus the Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/OKK8/G0ZWKJIC/FICOKK8G0ZWKJIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/OKK8/G0ZWKJIC/FICOKK8G0ZWKJIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIC/OKK8/G0ZWKJIC/FICOKK8G0ZWKJIC.SMALL.jpg sciguy77  This tutorial will show you how to build Vivus the Robot, an autonomous, self navigating little robot. You can get the Vivus the Robot Kit from the BW Science Labs Store here. Chassis   Your robot kit includes 2 flat wooden boards. Superglue both of these together, one on top of the other. You c...
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Mon, 19 Oct 2009 20:15:47 PDT
Simple Servo Tester http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Servo-Tester/
Simple Servo Tester - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/DFB6/G068M02D/F1XDFB6G068M02D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/DFB6/G068M02D/F1XDFB6G068M02D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1X/DFB6/G068M02D/F1XDFB6G068M02D.SMALL.jpg Gadget Gangster A little bigger than a postage stamp, the Simple Servo Tester lets you control two digital or analog servos without using a transmitter or receiver, just plug in your battery pack to start testing. Use it to check your servos before installing them into your models or to center your servos when set...
By: Gadget Gangster

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Wed, 30 Sep 2009 11:37:31 PDT
DIY prototypes (robots or art design), with homemade pieces (recycling guide) Part One http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-your-prototype-robots-or-art-design-with-/
DIY prototypes (robots or art design), with homemade pieces (recycling guide) Part One - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/RRFL/FUNOXGXK/FS4RRFLFUNOXGXK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/RRFL/FUNOXGXK/FS4RRFLFUNOXGXK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS4/RRFL/FUNOXGXK/FS4RRFLFUNOXGXK.SMALL.jpg alesteir This Instructable does not explain how to build some robots or art designs, does not explain how to design them, however it is a guide on how to find materials suitable for construction (mechanichal) of prototype robots (the vast majority of these articles of daily use, almost always end up in the t...
By: alesteir

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Wed, 20 May 2009 13:36:54 PDT
DIY Your Life! http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Your-Life/
DIY Your Life! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/099X/FSSIKZQX/FBO099XFSSIKZQX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/099X/FSSIKZQX/FBO099XFSSIKZQX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBO/099X/FSSIKZQX/FBO099XFSSIKZQX.SMALL.jpg JFDuval If you are a real DIYer, you probably think that a standard way of life is never really adapted to your needs. There is a French proverb that says "Vous n'etes jamais mieux servis que par vous meme"(If you want a thing done well, do it yourself.) and this is the exact reason why I choose to live in...
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Sat, 18 Apr 2009 20:49:35 PDT
DIY: How to Build a WiFi Robot Spybot http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-How-to-build-a-wifi-robot-spybot/
DIY: How to Build a WiFi Robot Spybot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/L4JC/FSE8LZAQ/FJFL4JCFSE8LZAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/L4JC/FSE8LZAQ/FJFL4JCFSE8LZAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/L4JC/FSE8LZAQ/FJFL4JCFSE8LZAQ.SMALL.jpg AppleGuy We will be showing you how to build a wifi robot / spybot from scratch. It is a very straight forward project and can easily be handled by a intermediate robot builder. To complete the robot, it will take a couple of hours.Video of complete robot driving:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ieb4zxwHs5kIte...
By: AppleGuy

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Tue, 17 Mar 2009 13:42:02 PDT
BUILD YOUR OWN ROBOT. DIY http://www.instructables.com/id/BUILD-YOUR-OWN-ROBOT-DIY/
BUILD YOUR OWN ROBOT. DIY - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/U640/FRD89CI5/FULU640FRD89CI5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/U640/FRD89CI5/FULU640FRD89CI5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/U640/FRD89CI5/FULU640FRD89CI5.SMALL.jpg jrubiogtz This Instructable shows how to build a basic robot in the simplest way. You only need a few tools and a little time ... There are two ways to build your own basic robot1.- One is to make your own PCB. Learning a bit of electronics and other skills. Have some experience in electronics and putting...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2009 14:46:45 PST
Low Cost Water Flow Sensor and Ambient Display http://www.instructables.com/id/Low-Cost-Water-Flow-Sensor-and-Ambient-Display/
Low Cost Water Flow Sensor and Ambient Display - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/9XEQ/FOHTR2BL/FRP9XEQFOHTR2BL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/9XEQ/FOHTR2BL/FRP9XEQFOHTR2BL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRP/9XEQ/FOHTR2BL/FRP9XEQFOHTR2BL.SMALL.jpg staceyk Water is a precious resource. Millions of people do not have access to clean drinking water, and as many as 4000 children die from water contaminated illnesses every day. Yet, we continue to be wasteful with our resources. The overarching goal of this project is to motivate more sustainable water us...
By: staceyk

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Mon, 8 Dec 2008 22:27:38 PST
Build an autonomous Wall-E Robot http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-an-autonomous-Wall-E-Robot/
Build an autonomous Wall-E Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/39U3/FMMCZ2OJ/FK039U3FMMCZ2OJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/39U3/FMMCZ2OJ/FK039U3FMMCZ2OJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/39U3/FMMCZ2OJ/FK039U3FMMCZ2OJ.SMALL.jpg djsures Hi! After a kabillion requests, here you go! This robot is running the EZ-B available at http://www.ez-robot.com First a little introduction, watch the vide: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJiMUzJHYFk I started off with the toy titled "Interactive Wall-E". Available at toys'r'us current price $34....
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Mon, 27 Oct 2008 16:11:01 PDT
Ard-e: The robot with an Arduino as a brain http://www.instructables.com/id/Ard-e-The-robot-with-an-Arduino-as-a-brain/
Ard-e: The robot with an Arduino as a brain - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/W6W8/FIES1WG8/F1IW6W8FIES1WG8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/W6W8/FIES1WG8/F1IW6W8FIES1WG8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/W6W8/FIES1WG8/F1IW6W8FIES1WG8.SMALL.jpg imadami How to create an open source Arduino controlled robot for under $100. Hopefully after reading this instructable you will be able to take your first step into robotics. Ard-e cost about $90 to $130 depending on how much spare electronics you have lying around. The main costs are: Arduino Diecimel...
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Wed, 9 Jul 2008 01:10:30 PDT
How to make a paintball silencer http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-paintball-silencer/
How to make a paintball silencer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/PCK4/FI42NGYK/FZWPCK4FI42NGYK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/PCK4/FI42NGYK/FZWPCK4FI42NGYK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZW/PCK4/FI42NGYK/FZWPCK4FI42NGYK.SMALL.jpg MrAngryPants ############################################################################################################DISCLAIMER############################################I am not responsible for any injuries deaths or felonies you cause with this device.######################################################...
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Tue, 1 Jul 2008 00:00:53 PDT
Build Your Own Butler Robot!!! - Tutorial,Photos, and Video http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-Your-Own-Butler-Robot/
Build Your Own Butler Robot!!! - Tutorial,Photos, and Video - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/NK0C/FI42NF2B/FJANK0CFI42NF2B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/NK0C/FI42NF2B/FJANK0CFI42NF2B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/NK0C/FI42NF2B/FJANK0CFI42NF2B.SMALL.jpg Erobots EDIT: More info on my projects check out my new website: narobo.comI also do consulting for robotics , mechatronics, and special effects projects/products. Check out my website - narobo.com for more details.Ever wanted a butler robot that talks to you , follows you around , and even pours you drinks...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2008 19:28:58 PDT
How to make huge posters. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-huge-posters./
How to make huge posters. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/BHHD/FEL1NO4L/FEQBHHDFEL1NO4L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/BHHD/FEL1NO4L/FEQBHHDFEL1NO4L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEQ/BHHD/FEL1NO4L/FEQBHHDFEL1NO4L.SMALL.jpg GorillazMiko Featured, front page on 4/06/08! :-) This Instructables shows you how to make huge posters, with just an image in JPEG format, a computer, printer, and tape. Let's get to work! I hope you like my Instructable, don't forget to rate, or comment! Items. TapeScissors (optional)ComputerHandshttp...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2008 14:53:50 PDT
The becoming of a bonded hand http://www.instructables.com/id/The-becoming-of-a-bonded-hand/
The becoming of a bonded hand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/04PE/FEHJYCMX/FL104PEFEHJYCMX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/04PE/FEHJYCMX/FL104PEFEHJYCMX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL1/04PE/FEHJYCMX/FL104PEFEHJYCMX.SMALL.jpg nejo0017 Not quick, but dirty! Here you get a step by step intro, how to weld a static-robot-extremity and how to plan a simple stand from solid wood. Enjoy and remake it if you like. Planning the construction a) Strain your brain and think about the part you want to shape:- Think about the time you want...
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Mon, 31 Mar 2008 17:30:41 PDT
3 Axis CNC Router - 60"x60"x5" - JunkBot http://www.instructables.com/id/3-Axis-CNC-Router---60x60x5---JunkBot/
3 Axis CNC Router - 60"x60"x5" - JunkBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/85IS/FAQEDKD8/F7285ISFAQEDKD8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/85IS/FAQEDKD8/F7285ISFAQEDKD8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F72/85IS/FAQEDKD8/F7285ISFAQEDKD8.SMALL.jpg russaanderson This Instructable is the first in a series documenting the construction of a DIY 3 axis CNC router. This is also my entry for the Universal Laser Cutter Contest.The goal of this Instructable is not to show a full step by step progression but rather to pass along my experiences with making my own CNC...
By: russaanderson

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Tue, 1 Jan 2008 23:56:07 PST
Making an Android For less than 30$ http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-an-Android-For-less-than-30/
Making an Android For less than 30$ - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/Y7D3/FA0CVGZA/F01Y7D3FA0CVGZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/Y7D3/FA0CVGZA/F01Y7D3FA0CVGZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F01/Y7D3/FA0CVGZA/F01Y7D3FA0CVGZA.SMALL.jpg loup226 this android can talk,can listen,and with some tuning with a voice recognizer software, it will open and close many different application.You can make an infinity of cool desing You need a:Web cam 7$Microphone 1$speakers 1$LED light 50 centssensitive light 50 centsSmall LCD screen 18 $styrofoam head...
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