March 29, 2014 AT 5:00 am

w00dBob: A biped wooden robot made with Arduino Nano #ArduinoD14

Erik Kramer shared his wooden robot project on Let’s Make Robots III. Adorable and awesome!

Hello LMRians,

This is w00dBoB, my attempt at creating a BoB the Biped. I was so impressed with all the printed BoBs on LMR, I felt an irresistible urge to add yet another member to the ever growing army of our small cuboid friends :) Since I don’t have access to a 3D printer I decided to craft my tiny friend from balsa wood: great strength to weight ratio, easy to process and (personal opinion) a lovely natural appearance. However, I was not too confident with getting the leg-angles glued strong enough together to hold the head, so I ordered those from a remote printing service, them turning out to be the most expensive part of the entire rig.

Read more about the build here.

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