Bot-builder extraordinaire


Tom Jozwiak is a crazed robot and sci-fi movie prop builder who’s built dozens of bots from Lost in Space, Star Wars, Buck Rogers, Short Circuit, Dr. Who, and more. He’s currently working on a life-size Gort (from the original The Day the Earth Stood Still) and Wall-E. Below is a link to his YouTube channel where he’s documented many of his builds.

[BTW: Tom was one of the Star Wars bot builders featured on the cover of MAKE, Volume 02 (he’s the geek on the left)]

wizojoz Channel


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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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