Robotic 3D Carver of Invisible Stuff

Wouldn't it be amazing if you could make a machine that would make 3D models of phenomena otherwise invisible to you? It's fun to do, and it's is an amazing creative process to create a machine that produces something that you can hold in your hand from the invisible -... Read more »

The Latest in Hobby Robotics 19

Chris the Carpenter is giving his wife a ride, Jaimie's robot is bigger than him, MarkusB keeps launching rockets, Stoerpeak has made a cheap robot arm that can copy moves, and LMR is written in sweets by mogul's m&m sorter #3. All this in what will be the last weekly... Read more »

The Latest in Hobby Robotics 18

Kids and cheap RC cars is a bad mix. In reality kids cannot control these things. They end up slamming the car into things, and keep pressing “forward”, even when the poor vehicle is facing a wall. With the purpose of preparing you for some nifty programming tricks in the... Read more »

EconoSpazzi Robot

Andrew Terranova from Let's Make Robots mods the Spazzi Robot project from MAKE 27 to use less expensive solenoids. He calls it the EconoSpazzi. Read more »

The Latest in Hobby Robotics 17

In this week’s episode of The Latest in Hobby Robotics, Frits Lyneborg is giving you two fun ideas for nerds with RC cars. The first and easier one is “build something new from the parts.” The second and more complex one is to upgrade your RC car with “computer assisted... Read more »