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Robot-Headed Valentine Box

Robot-Headed Valentine Box

The robot-headed valentine box is basically a cardboard box that has a few electronics inside. This is perfect for a valentine box, especially for kids. You just put the valentines through the mouth, and access them at the back. This is also a very fun craft to do so let’s get started.

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Tiny Wanderer

Tiny Wanderer

In early 2011 my robot club, the Dallas Personal Robotics Group, was looking for a way to help our beginning members build up their skills. To this end, we produced a series of lessons covering 5 topics needed to make a simple, programmable robot: making PCBs with the toner transfer method, programming ATtiny microprocessors, laying […]

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Mutant Cyborg Pumpkin Halloween Costume

Mutant Cyborg Pumpkin Halloween Costume

This year I decided to opt out from the boring practice of buying standardized Halloween costumes for my kids and instead build costumes myself. This Instructable is for the one I built for my son. I hope it is interesting not only because it is cool and unusual, but also as fun reading about different […]

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Kitty Twitty Cat Toy

Kitty Twitty Cat Toy

About 2 months ago, after years of begging and pleading from my family, I reluctantly agreed to get another cat from the local shelter. We already have a menagerie of beasts that share our home, but for some reason they felt we needed another. I admit, I do like our new addition to the family. […]

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Robot Halloween Costume

Robot Halloween Costume

I know a little girl who has wanted to be a robot for as long as she can remember — a dancing robot, to be precise. The best thing about being a kid is letting your imagination run wild. The best thing about being a grown-up is being able to make a child’s dreams come […]

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Build a Lawnbot 400

Build a Lawnbot 400

I have always hated mowing the lawn. I was the guy who only mowed when the grass got to be 6″ taller than the neighbors’ lawns — not because I don’t like my neighbors, but because mowing was such a pain. After being hit by one too many rocks, I decided I no longer wanted […]

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