Theo Jansen-inspired Arduino walker

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Theo Jansen-inspired Arduino walker


Check out this amazingly cool laser-cut, Arduino-controlled walker, inspired by artist Theo Jansen’s walking creature called the strandbeest. The patterns for the walking mechanism are available on Thingiverse, and you can get an Arduino to control it, right next door in the Maker Shed! You’ll need two micro-servos, too.

Jansen Walker [via adafruit industries]

2 thoughts on “Theo Jansen-inspired Arduino walker

  1. John Park says:

    What a great job! Thanks for sharing this.

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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