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I want to put some finishing touches on my TinyCNC drawing robot before Maker Faire, but I’m a little ambivalent about how best to show off it’s drawing/CNC abilities.1 There are several excellent ways to control such a robot –

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TinyCNC – Working Keypad UI

If you’re still on the fence about trying to build your own drawing robot/plotterbot, take heart.  (Skip to the bottom of the post if you want to check out the latest 3D printable files and Arduino code.)  If a relative

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Drawing By Numbers

In preparation for Benicia Mini Maker Faire 2016 this last weekend I finally got my TinyCNC working with this sweet Adafruit numeric keypad!  Now using the robot is so easy, even a 17-month old can operate it!1 I’ve programmed the ‘bot to

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Drawing robot supplies shopping list

Sometimes it can be difficult to figure out where to get started on a project.1 Once you’ve read through the build instructions, you’re going to need to get your hands on some parts.  I’ve provided a “shopping list” of sorts below:2 Basic Shopping

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Tiny CNC Drawing Robot – Cost Estimate

One of my goals in designing/building this little robot was to make it really cheap and easy to build.  I’d like to think I’m headed in the right direction. I would estimate the cost of building (a completed version of)

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