Let's Make Robots!
Most students and hobbyist will use servos at some stage when building a robot. This tutorial uses Arduino sample code but the concepts are the same with any micro … Read more
Robotic parts made with simple tools.
     Even with 3D printers and milling machines accessible nowadays, I guess this post will interest some people. From time to time, I am asked how I produce my … Read more
Radio controlled with some assist sensors in case connection breaks
Using a
AATV stands for, Autonomous All Terrain Vehicle. Fully custom metal chassis, and "tank" like tracks. Electronics go inside scooter charger box Motors and drive … Read more
Now available from SparkFun! https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11497 Hexapods are a popular robot design but they tend to be either 3 servo or 18 servo. I decided … Read more
  I give you the Nano Sumo bot, a collaborative project between myself and Gary. View Gary's post on Mechanics here I think this bot "is" many things. Smallest … Read more
UPDATE: I decided to remove the H-Bridge part, now the motors are directly connected to the AA batteries, and the Arduino is connected to the 9V battery. This … Read more
Rotates a head along a mathematical function
Did you ever tried to rotate the robot head and found the movement nervous?    This tip can help to smooth movements out.  Did you ever looked at a robot and … Read more
How to make polymorph sheets, brackets and a link to making rods. So far I've worked out how to make flat sheets with a smooth glass like finish and from those … Read more
     For a long time I wanted to build a quadruped robot. And... you guys may have seen in some of my videos that I have many dogs at my home (precisely … Read more
Well, it can grip stuff, and your robot can use it as hands!
**Watch the video!** To make this project you will need: Read more
I have seen a number of fantastic Hexapod style robots, most using laser cut parts and very expensive servos. Chopsticks is a robot Spider made from cheap standard … Read more
Walks forward and backward, turns in place, avoids obstacles.
Using a
This is a simple three-servo hexapod robot using the Pololu Micro Maestro as a controller.  The Micro Maestro allows allows me to sequence gaits and integrate … Read more
A simple Linux-based robot platform to learn about AI and ML
Updates Feb 15th '14 Read more