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Assists Boy Scouts with Camping Activities
Using a
ScoutBot 1402 is a Robot Designed to take camping with Boy Scout Troop 1402. It is a rather large and heavy Robot, it stands about 5 feet tall, and weighs in at … Read more
Gyroscope balances on two chopsticks. Now if it could only walk.
I put my homemade gyroscope on two chopsticks. Balances pretty well but as video shows I needed to apply a little force on one side now and then to stop the gyro … Read more
    LINKS to gihub: Code https://github.com/TinHead/TTBN-Alpha Designs: https://github.com/TinHead/3d-designs Update - 16.04.2014 - engines tunning Finally got … Read more
So I'll be making a robotic hand, closely modeled too a human one.  I'll be experimenting with unusual actuation methods such as shape memory alloys.  I'm … Read more
UPDATED: 04/15/14  (Added Two new Videos) After seeing the Awesome Hurby Bot, I thought I would have a bit of fun. My wife is out for the weekend, lets see what … Read more
Self balancing two wheeler using gyroscopic flywheel
Update: Warning: cd rotors can explode, mine did. I like all things gyroscopic, maybe because I ride a unicycle. This is my first pass at building a self-balancing … Read more
UPDATED April 13th Hi everybody, this here's my first time posting a bot. I've had proof-of-concepts and simple motor control before but i didn't find those to be … Read more
unlocks when knock in the correct way
So basically it's just a box that unlocks when you knock the secret knock, the locks when you get it wrong If anyone else wants to make one here’s the … Read more
Navigate around via ultrasound or controlled by bluetooth
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Inspired by this one: http://www.instructables.com/id/Strandbot-a-solar-arduino-powered-RC-motorize/ Autonomous walker, based on a model of the strandbeest. This … Read more
walk, run, grab things to the jaw, etc. All with a remote controller.
Hi, i´m David and I would like to show you the little robot on which I am working. Hexdrake is a low cost 2DOF hexapod made with hand-cut wood and Sg90 servos. I … Read more
Driving around, avoid obstacles and edges. Will have some more functionality but that's still to be determined.
Using a
UPDATE April 14 2014: Sadly no progress with the programming but I've got some nice pictures done...here only one of it :-) (scroll down to see the picture) UPDATE … Read more
This is an All terrain Robot I made for the ROBOWARS @ IIT India.  Came out to be a Winner! so I thought of posting it here. Its powered by 4x 200rpm DC geared … Read more
lights up and distracts people
Final update 4/14: Read more
I thought I should give my Kossel a "Robot" page, since Silas asked what the Kossel was, and I told him, "A 3D Printer," to which my precocious son replied, "No, … Read more

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walk, run, grab things to the jaw, etc. All with a remote controller.
Hi, i´m David and I would like to show you the little robot on which I am working. Hexdrake is a low cost 2DOF hexapod made with hand-cut wood and Sg90 servos. I … Read more
So I'll be making a robotic hand, closely modeled too a human one.  I'll be experimenting with unusual actuation methods such as shape memory alloys.  I'm … Read more
I thought I should give my Kossel a "Robot" page, since Silas asked what the Kossel was, and I told him, "A 3D Printer," to which my precocious son replied, "No, … Read more
UPDATED: 04/15/14  (Added Two new Videos) After seeing the Awesome Hurby Bot, I thought I would have a bit of fun. My wife is out for the weekend, lets see what … Read more
It behaves similar to original Furby. Moving ears,eyes, mouth, torso and feet. Also has its own personality.
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(See last update (April 9th) at the end of the page: hurby dancing).  Read more
I have a hexbug spider that the wife picked up for me @ the thrift store for a dollar. It had no remote control with it though. Not a problem though because I … Read more
Head follows movement based on 4 PIR sensors
Using a
Updated: Mar 31,2014 - modified program to use PIR only once per HIGH state. I wanted to make a motion tracker originally using sound sensors but that was too much … Read more