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2021

Another attempt to 3D print an airsoft gun - 2021-02-12

At the start of 2020, I build a quadrupedal mech armed with an airsoft guns. Because I was aiming for a compact design I opted to design my own airsoft gun. The design I used back then had the muzzle velocity too low and the accuracy ...

A Dynamometer - 2021-01-11

I quite enjoy making small RC tracked vehicles, and as an engineer I wanted to increase their capabilities - in speed. This means I need to know the torque-rpm-power graphs of the motors, which would allow me to size the motor to fit t...

2020

Jimnytrak - 2020-07-18

Jimnytrak is a remote controlled tracked vehicle based on the Suzuki Jimny 2019 - but modified to have tank tracks. This version is controlled over wifi, and it's great fun to crawl it around your living room.

2016

Hacksapod - 2016-07-16

A walking robot!. After a discussion with a friend about walking robots, the challenge was laid down to build a walking robot as simply as possible. So I made the hacks-a-pod. Made from sheet aluminium, it uses three servo's to walk. D...

5cm Robot - 2016-05-02

For a bit of a challenge I decided to make a small robot using off-the-shelf parts. The robot was intented to be able to locate and move small objects (such as marbles and dice), and to return with the objects to the starting positi...

2015

Quad Robot - 2015-10-20

I always wanted a walking robot. So I built one! It's made from a bucket load of 9-gram servo's. Good thing they are so cheap. Even though each servo only draws ~150mA, by the time you have 12 of them all together you have a huge 1.8Am...