IRON SQUIRREL (MARK I)

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Introduction: IRON SQUIRREL (MARK I)

About: I'm Mario Caicedo Langer (M.C. for short), a Colombian STEAM educator living in Azerbaijan, BSc in Naval Sciences and former Navy officer. I am a CAD and 3D Printing enthusiast and an artist specialized in jun…
Need some ideas of how to use your bathroom plastic garbage?

This is Iron Squirrel Mark II (2008), one of my first sculptures using a base of plastic bottles and caps. You assembly these and the apply epoxic and paint for a best finish.

Materials:

For the limbs:
  • Deodorant plastic caps
  • Pills bottles
  • Roll-on deodorant balls
  • Nails: dinosaur kit plastic bones
For the body:
  • WC automatic fragance spray
For the tail:
  • Shaving razors plastic box
For the head:
  • Toy ball
  • Roll-on deodorant balls
Base:
  • VHS cassette plastic case
I used copper wire for join the limbs to the body, epoxic, paint, LEDs and batteries. And nuts and bolts.

Tools: Dremel, screwdrivers, pliers and solderin iron.
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    57 Comments

    wow. this is awesome! i want to start looking for stuff to build with now. time to raid the bathroom

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    asouza1
    asouza1

    10 years ago on Introduction

    mostre como monta esse robo passo a passo
    por favor

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    pennyf24
    pennyf24

    11 years ago on Introduction

    looks like i will be saving up some stuff that usually gets wasted... I want to make a robot for a friend who loves them... Maybe if I can get it done before her birthday that would be great :D

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    pennyf24
    pennyf24

    Reply 10 years ago on Introduction

    Yes thanks! Still haven't saved enough to make anything yet but hopefully before this christmas! :D

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    acidbass
    acidbass

    11 years ago on Introduction

    iron squirrel meet iron monkey and iron man