IRON SQUIRREL (MARK I)

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Introduction: IRON SQUIRREL (MARK I)

About: I'm Mario Caicedo Langer, from Colombia, former Navy officer and BSc in Naval Sciences. I am a STEAM teacher and an artist focused on junk art; making toys, crafts, props and simple robots, using e-waste, plas…
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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

    9 years ago on Introduction

    mostre como monta esse robo passo a passo
    por favor

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    pennyf24
    pennyf24

    9 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 9 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

    9 years ago on Introduction

    iron squirrel meet iron monkey and iron man