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Maker Faire 2016 Drawing Robot Presentation Slides

Maker Faire Bay Area 2016 was a wild ride!  If you were able to come to my presentation on tiny drawing robots – thank you!  If you weren’t able to make it, I’m sorry I missed you.  I got to

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Care and Feeding of Your TinyCNC Drawing Robot

During my presentation at Maker Faire on Sunday I’ll be showing people how to build their very own TinyCNC drawing robot.  However, some things are best done in a written form – so you can refer back to the instructions while you

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How to Build a Tiny Drawing Robot at Maker Faire Bay Area 2016

I’ll be doing a short presentation on how to build (and operate) a tiny drawing robot at Maker Faire Bay Area 2016.  My time slot is Sunday May 22, 2016 from 11:00am to 11:25am at the Make: Electronics stage in

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Vertical Pen Test by Jens Clarholm

Jens Clarholm has been hard at work to find the best pen for his Circlon1 drawing machine.  The Circlon holds pens vertically as it draws, which necessitates pens that draw quickly and smoothly.   You should definitely check out Jens’

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Mirobot by Ben Pirt

A few weeks ago I stumbled across the Mirobot website after seeing a post on the Arduino forums.  The creator, Ben Pirt, designed this cool open source drawing robot that is driven over WiFi to roll around and draw.  One

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Doodle Clock by Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi

I found the Doodle Clock featured by Hack A Day in March of 2012 as a result of a comment on that side.  It’s not a traditional drawing robot as I feature on this site, but it does have the most

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Piccolo by Diatom Studios

The Piccolo by Diatom Studios is a tiny CNC robot – a huge source of inspiration for me.  I first heard of the Piccolo in about February of 2012 when they got a lot of blog and press coverage after they launched

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PlotClock by Joo

Thingiverse citizen Joo has just shared the hands down, cutest robotic drawing dry erase clock you’ve ever seen ever, called the “PlotClock.”  This is the kind of awesome robot that makes me want to drop everything I’m doing to build

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Linus the Artistic Robot by PixelatedThoughts

I’ve always intended that this website be about more than just the few robots that I’ve built.  It’s also about other robots that perform art, especially those that draw.  I’m hoping to make these kinds of “plotter profiles” a more

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TinyCNC Two steps forward, one step back!

Above is a picture of the most recent version of this robot.  It includes two nifty changes and one design aspect1 that will probably involve me using design elements I had discarded earlier.  Here’s what I’m working on: No tools.

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