Impressive laser-cut Mars rover model…er, kinda

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Impressive laser-cut Mars rover model…er, kinda

This elaborate laser-cut plywood “Spirit” model is one of many cool designs available from They sell PDF plans, EPS files, and parts kits. Caveat: This image, and pretty much every image I can find on their website, is a computer generated rendering. I’m sure their models go together in the real world just fine, but personally, I’d kinda like to see the photos that prove it. [Thanks, Rachel!]

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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