Let's Make Robots!
The Scamper chassis can move in any direction and each motor has a high resolution encoder so it should make an ideal painting robot. Think mobile dotmatrix … Read more
If you want to see traditional Lion Dancing then check out this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGQq9o0jSpU I've been asked to convert a traditional Chinese … Read more
Spinning line follower or maze solver
I've now attached a 3D model in Sketchup. Scamper started as an experimental omni wheel platform. The challenge with omni or mecanum wheels is that you need precise … Read more
High speed omni directional robot ideal for soccer bots
Using a
Now with video, Scamper appears to be a little wobbly at slow speeds but that is because at only 6%, the motors are constantly stalling and restarting. Once the … Read more

OB1

Introduction: OB1 is a Service Droid I bought for experimenting with at home. I am not a professional programmer so I want to experiment more with relatively … Read more
This is a forgotten robot post that sat in my [Drafts] folder for a couple of years.     I want to experiment with mapping an apartment and having a robot … Read more
It is one thing to make a cool robot physically. It is much harder to make it do something useful. This project will follow my progress as I try to make "OddJob" my … Read more
Robot chassis for experimenting with
The Service Droid is intended to be a reasonably low cost robot body that can then easily be fitted with various processors and sensors. I've posted the original … Read more
The Service Droid is a new robot kit I am designing. It is intended to be a low cost, D.I.Y. robot chassis with two 3 DOF arms. The gripper on the right arm is … Read more
Play a traditional Chinese musical instrument.
Using a
Recently my son showed an interest in learning music so my wife bought a Guzheng. I decided to try and build a robot that can play it using just LOZ blocks and a … Read more