Monthly Archives: October 2010

Spacebot in perspective

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Space robot

Here’s a design for a remote-controlled robot to perform tasks in space. I’m proud of the level of detail although the proportions, as usual, are a bit off. Hey, it’s called sketchup, not formalpresentationup or productiondrawingup. I think the arms … Continue reading

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Miningbots at Work

Isn’t it adorable? On the left, you have hammerbot creating a pile of ore chippings at the base of the cave wall. Then on the right is shovelbot, carrying the ore chippings to a wagon. Observant viewers will notice that … Continue reading

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Shovelbot

You need a robot to pick up after hammerbot, and that’s shovelbot. The shovel is a bit small and the camera is a bit large, and also I’d like the camera mount to tilt down enough to see what gets … Continue reading

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Hammerbot in Mine

1. I used MS Paint for the background, thus the jaggies. I think there might be a way to minimize them by changing the background in sketchup, we shall see. 2. I would like to show the lamp beam, but … Continue reading

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Automatic sundials

This sundial link is copied from makezine, it has to do with inputting a location and out comes a printout of a sundial for that location. I’m putting the link here because I have a project in mind for this. … Continue reading

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Remote Control Mining Robot

This one I call ‘Hammerbot.’ It uses a pneumatic-powered hammer to chisel into rock. Originally, I had the idea that the broken rock would then fall into the wagon that the robot is pushing in front. Then I realized that … Continue reading

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