Let's Make Robots!
Hi LMR, This is my latest walking robot under construction. It's an improvement over my Lollypod robot in that it uses three servos per leg rather than two. This … Read more
Animabot is a hexapod robot created to interact with humans. Talking, playing, home surveillance, remote control, etc...   Read more
Cuts parts in wood, plastic, aluminium
                        I always wanted to be able to do my own parts. So I tought it what time for me to do my own 3 axis CNC :) I wanted to share in … Read more
Navigate in an indoor or outdoor environnement avoiding obstacles. Can be autonomous or remotly controlled by Bluetooth
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All my project ideas needed CNC motion, which was due, at least in my shop, for a standardized approach which will hopefully classify the extruder, laser diode, and … Read more
Hi all, I currently do an online course at MiTx, 'Underactuated Robotics' by Russ Tedrake. 'Underactuated' basically means that the robot has more degrees of … Read more

Worm Gear Servo build

Update 12-6-14

Hand mounted on arm

 

9-18-2014

Tried this way too....

 

Mechanical Thoughts

 

     First of all... this blog has been inspired by this thread.

     Here I'll post things that will never be a project in fact and I simply consider it interesting, or is still far from being a project.

     I hope to share ideas and I also accept suggestions.

 

Inverse kinematics

Been trying to understand inverse kinematics for programming my quadruped Crap-Crab. I started out by reading Wikipedia's version, which lost me completely (WTF?). But then I found the explanation by this guy and it turns out, as I thought to begin with, that it's simply a matter of applied trigonometry.

Here is exactly what I need in a nutshell: