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How I built a crazy percussion robot with simple solenoids and a MIDIWidget
Learn how to build your own R2-D2 and join a dedicated community of Makers bringing Star Wars astromech droids to life. This comprehensive guide will get you started!
Give Teddy a C.H.I.P. brain transplant and he’ll speak anything you type or tweet — with synchronized mouth and eye movements
Create your very own full-size Star Wars BB-8 self-balancing robot using these instructions.
Bring a robot to life and make it walk with the motors that power a quadcopter's blades.
Take advantage of these open source resources to set up voice control with Raspberry Pi and bark orders at your home appliances.
This animatronic skull is a perfect Halloween project. It detects when you approach and responds with sound, movement, and animated LED eyes.
Make an automatic camera rig for shooting high-resolution panoramas with a point-and-shoot camera.
This project is part 4 in the building a robot arm tutorial.
This project is part 3 in the building a robot arm tutorial.
Learn how a Maker built his own full-sized Star Wars BB-8 droid using an odd mix of store-bought supplies and recycled technology.
This project is part 2 in the building a robot arm tutorial.
A team of engineers and artists methodically creates a BB-8 that looks, moves, and sounds like the real thing.
Exploring what is possible with robots and how to design a robot arm.
Ready to level-up your robot skills?
Build this surprisingly resilient structure, then make it move. From our new book, Making Simple Robots.
This gripper takes advantage of "jamming" semi-fluid coffee grounds.
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