Let's Make Robots!

Log in to get help, show off, share and inspire:

wrench_orange.png Your work in progress or a finished robot: Robot project
script_edit.png Write in your own blog: Blog entry
comments.png Discussions and questions: Forum topic
brick.png Show what you are making robots of: Component
lightbulb.png Help others with what you have learned: Tip or walk through
link.png Add a good web shop, a guide or a cool link: Web link
Carl, the guy hired to work on LMR is unfortunately in the hospital for a week or two. The result is that various development is stuck - we hope you will forgive us strange things here and there on the pages.

OK guys, this is it, silent beta, all is working - only the server is slow as f.. (terribly sorry for that, keep starring it will load) Start selling in the Let's Make Robots Vendors list :D Thank you, this is going to be awesome. Next: Wiki! (and a faster server)


this is my first robot that walks, made in 2006, learning and testing components to participate in LARC2006, Cowbot category. truncated using two servos, motor and … Read more
Navigates around via ultrasound, reacts on brightness, emits blue cold light by chemiluminescence
Using a
This project shall be another step to combine robotics and chemistry. Mr. Firefly is able to emits blue cold light by chemiluminescence. For this attempt, luminol … Read more
 Here you can find Version 2.0: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/19239         Read more
We all know that a robot is supposed to move. Without movement, a robot is just dull. The same goes for pictures of robots. We wanna see them move! Here are a few … Read more
rik's picture
Schmartboard EZ review and tips on using it
I picked up the SchmartBoard EZ while working on a USB-Serial circuit using FTDI's FT232R. It's an SSOP package with 28 pins, so I ran over to Fry's to pick up … Read more
Hi guys, this is my next small project. This is a snail, a robot with three servos. He is bulit almost from polymorph. Read more
Rotary Encoder - For positional feedback of a Geared Motor
 My Latest Project "Swiss Milka Cow" needs some Positional feedback on 3 of its motors. What follows is my Solution using a Standard Geared Motor and a QRD1114 … Read more
Geir's RGB night light was such an inspiration I just had to make my own.  Instead of Picaxes I decided to use ATTiny 2313. At first I tried to program it with C … Read more
Test bed for a 6 legged, 3 servo walker.
Using a
I was so impressed by the video of the Pololu hexapod walker I thought I'd have a go at one of my own.  This is a rebuild of my initial attempt using a PicAxe … Read more
Navigates by sonar and carries a multimeter around
Using a
This little guy exists as a courtesy. He makes his binary way to the nooks and crannies of the house in case someone there might need to measure a resistor or … Read more
Walking, Balancing, Competing in Mech Warfare
Using a
First post here but figured I would share my most recent work; an EX-106+ servo based custom humanoid robot named Giger. This bot was designed in Autodesk Inventor, … Read more
follows a black line on a white surface
Using a
Hi guys....     Finally today arrived the last order for this robot... the wheels and the caster....   I took me 2 night of CAD-ing...   Read more
Howto interface QRD1114 line sensor
Hi, everyone! Few days ago one of our new members asked for help with QRD1114. I decided to answer in form of walkthrough, so others can benefit from it as … Read more

Note: You can follow some projects some of the time, but you cannot follow all the projects all the time.




Recently collected


First robot I have ever built (as you can tell from the "Start Here" sensor/servo) Hudl tablet as screen / RGB camera, android running OpenCV, detects red, green … Read more
someday get me a Virgils Root Beer from the fridge
 People ask me, "What will the robot do? What is your goal when it's done?" I usually answer, "Hopefully some day it can get me a Virgils Root Beer from the … Read more
She has 2 custom 3d printed HD-7 Arms with interchangable claws.10 ultra sonic sensors 2 hd cameras.
Using a
My Name is Anthony, and I am a Robot Designer. Have a background in 3D graphics and Commercial Design, as well as a website designer. I put that together with my … Read more
Flies around, takes aerial videos, looks ugly
The Window was built due to the observation that the coolness of a multirotor is directly proportional to the number of rotors it has, well that and the fact that … Read more

My journey into building a 3d printer from old printer parts

Just because I've got nothing better to do with all my free time....

  (copy of by blog at http://arduino-pi.blogspot.ca/ )

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