MAKE 19: Autonomous Robots

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MAKE Volume 19 features a special section on robots. Learn how to make a model plane with an autopilot and a small robot with a built-in brain.

We’ll also show you how to make a comfortable plywood chair, a bicyclist’s vest that shows how fast you’re going, and projects that introduce you to servomotors. All this, and much more in Make Vol. 19!


Projects

Rok-Bak Chair

Rok-Bak Chair

Like origami, single-sheet plywood projects transform a standard plane into countless 3D objects. Generations of designers have worked within this form, laying out cleverly fitted pieces that make furniture and...

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Categories: Woodworking Furniture Workshop

The Fire Piston

The Fire Piston

Carl von Linde was dead tired. The eminent engineer, considered the father of the modern refrigerator, had just returned to his home in Germany from a lecture tour that took...

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Categories: Science Tools

Articles