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Finished my first “Bot” It is called the “CB Walking Bot” and the plans come from Clayton Boyer’s web site. What a fun little project. The plans come with three models so I have to more to go.

http://www.lisaboyer.com/Claytonsite/robotlaboratory.htm

Run with a nine volt battery, and a little DC motor.

I posted a short video on YouTube of it “walking”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tTlXdQQhCEY

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk





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crowie

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#1 posted 03-12-2017 03:21 AM

Now that’s very clever Paul…
Something that’ll amuse and amaze both the young and old alike….love it!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#2 posted 03-12-2017 12:28 PM

Those are amazing! I didn’t realize that he had branched out from clocks plans… Will have to take a look!
Thanks for sharing!

-- Mike, A Yooper with a drawl, http://www.artcentergraphics.com

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#3 posted 03-12-2017 12:44 PM

You did a great job….

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#4 posted 03-12-2017 02:27 PM

Well done! More please.

-- irtamos, Belgium

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#5 posted 03-12-2017 02:30 PM

Well done!! I just ordered the plans, can’t wait to try them out!

-- Snow's Wooden Toys & Gifts

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#6 posted 03-12-2017 02:58 PM

very interesting

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#7 posted 03-12-2017 06:06 PM

These are very nice and they look like a lot of fun. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 03-12-2017 11:22 PM

Congratulations on your Top 3.
Those “Bots” are absolutely fascinating and mesmerising.
I’ve been looking at these for a while now, maybe yours is the tipping point.
We have a “Men’s Shed” here and I reckon this would be a very challenging project for the Guys.
Thank you for the inspiration. I’ll go check out the plans.

Great job and good video.

Bob

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#9 posted 03-12-2017 11:54 PM



Congratulations on your Top 3.
Those “Bots” are absolutely fascinating and mesmerising.
I ve been looking at these for a while now, maybe yours is the tipping point.
We have a “Men s Shed” here and I reckon this would be a very challenging project for the Guys.
Thank you for the inspiration. I ll go check out the plans.

Great job and good video.

Bob

- BobWemm


Bob, I also have the plans for the little Puffer Steam Engine that is on his site. I want to build it because I watched a guy named Keith, on the Australian Woodworking forum build a replica of that engine a couple years ago. It was amazing the detail he did. My little one won’t have the detail, but I think he would get a kick out of it. I hope I can get in touch with him again and send him a video when I finish it.

I got a good start on the second bot today.

Thanks everyone on the nice comments.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#10 posted 03-13-2017 12:17 AM

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#11 posted 03-13-2017 01:55 AM

very neat Paul ….GREAT JOB :<))
GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#12 posted 03-14-2017 06:32 AM

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