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Post Laser Cut Checkfit

The first laser cutting for Grisbot went smoothly and the blue acrylic is beautiful. Now let’s do a checkfit as the Sketchup design encounters the physical world. Here are the pieces snapped together: No problem here. The pieces come together … Continue reading

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Grisbot to be laser-cut (a guided tour)

Finally, the Grisbot’s acrylic casing is being laser-cut, possibly even as we speak. Here is a guided tour in Sketchup of what may actually come to be by the end of this week, starting with the front view: The ruler … Continue reading

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GIRC Robot Preliminary External Design

I’m still attempting to integrate the servo command sketch with the flash communication sketch, but I figure it’s time to start thinking about the external design of the robot. I plan to use a laser cutter on thin wood, with … Continue reading

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Autofade with Fritzing (A review)

From Fritzing.org: Fritzing is essentially an Electronic Design Automation software with a low entry barrier, suited for the needs of designers and artists. It uses the metaphor of the breadboard, so that it is easy to transfer your hardware sketch … Continue reading

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