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Autonomous Drive, Line/ Maze Follow, Drawing, Mapping, RC Drive
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Hey hey! Just as great as the Original Tadpole, but with 100% more wood! I was shopping on the ol' eBay's and came across some 3mm birch plywood, usually used in … Read more
Navigate around, controlled by wireless tilt/accelerometer enabled controller
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I've been building things like this for a while, and actually, LMR was one of the first places that introduced me to hobby robotics. I had already been building … Read more
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This is my first robot. I build it in a few hours and it it most mechanic. The bot is made using two servo's and a few pieces of wood and plastic.   Read more
In preparation for the School Education Expo in September 2011 (www.edexpo.com) in Sydney/Australia we at RoboteShop (www.roboteshop.com) wanted a robot that would … Read more

Uber cheap build idea, needing input...

I'm looking to build an uber-cheap robot arm, with the purpose of just sitting on my desk and picking up whatever i want it to... Probably stick with a basic control (independent forward, off, reverse switches on each motor) setup. What i'm trying to figure out is, I'm planning on using a standard 3 wire (forward, ground, reverse) style motor similar to that found in a cheap rc car, yet i can't find any places to buy them, except in the cars. any sugestions?

  Hi all, Behold my new little toy, the CRAB. This is my attempt at creating a 4WD rover like bot, the main target here beeing making use of the little motors I … Read more

Incredible wooden mechanical machines video

Have a look at the engineering that has gone into some of these machines. I especially like the gearbox mechanism on the 2nd video to change from raising to extending the arm.
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I don't know how it is in other countries than Denmark regarding this. But in Denmark you can just walk into any shop / supermarket that sells paint, and grab as … Read more