Introducing Instructables




This is how I have been introducing Instructables site to every one while going to work.

My cute little robot is hanging on my back pack.Many people sitting in front of me/ by my side in the train /bus are too curious to know what this robot is about.Earlier it was just a little teddy,and no one cared for it, now the robot attracts adults and specially the kids.They keep asking and I have to go on.... telling about this lovely site and the robot.Most people here hang some thing on their back pack/hand bags.As for me this robot has been my favorite and now is on my back pack forever.Scroll down to read how it is made.........

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Step 1: Requirements

Loads of used computer papers.

Yellow paper

Black paper

Red paper



Black marker pen

Cord -Any color

White glue

X acto knife (option)

Carbon Paper -not in picture

Step 2: Print Trace and Cut

I printed the robot to 6 inches long.Trace it out on to used computer papers.Cut loads and loads of them.I cut 75 of them.

Step 3: Glue Over

Start gluing them one over another,once completed the thickness of the robot is 1/4 inches

Step 4: Neaten Edges

Outline with a pencil.If it is not in shape neaten the edges with the x-acto knife.I was in a mighty hurry so I had to do this.If you are accurate skip this step.

Step 5: Attach Cord

Fold a piece of cord into two and glue it on the back side of the robot.Just in the middle of the head

Step 6: Wheels and Other Black Parts

Cut two rounds for the wheels and some little pieces for the sides.I have used sticker papers.It is easy to remove the lining and just paste over.

Step 7: Body

Ooops! two different color pictures.One taken in the morning and the other in the night.Paste yellow paper for the body.

Step 8: Eyes and Ears

Cut eyes and ears with red sticker paper.Paste ears.

Step 9: Black Outline

Out line with the black marker pen.

Step 10: Complete

Complete by pasting the eyes.

Thank you for taking time to view my Robot.

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    9 Discussions


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Paperclips add structure if the eartennae or other fiddly bits start to bend. That's adorable. Thanks for reppin' the robot on the train.

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    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Welcome!Thank you for the tip.At the moment I do not have varnish.I will try it with colorless nail polish and upload a picture.Will this be ok?


    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    That might make some of the colours (especially the pen) run, so I'd test it on scraps first.

    PVA glues, like craft glue and wood glue, can also be watered down and used as a varnish as well.


    5 years ago on Introduction

    That's great! :) Maybe I'll make something similar, because I have feeling that not many people in Czech Rep. know about this site

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    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    Yes Please...introduce this site,so that we can see other peoples ideas...