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Theo Jansen, the Dutch kinetic sculptor that inspired a way of mechanical walking, has done it again. We’ve seen versions of his walking machines rendered in plastic tubing, laser-cut plastic sheet, wood, metal, paper, cardboard, Legos. And now, baling wire, thanks to MAKE subscriber Brandon Gruber (Vista, CA).

Baling Wire Walker

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture, including the first book about the web (Mosaic Quick Tour) and the Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Building Robots. He is currently working on a best-of collection of his writing, called Borg Like Me.


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  1. dijonaise says:

    Wow – nice job, that little guy is cute!

    It looks like it wants to run off and you won’t let it…

    Nice shop BTW

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