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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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Robot Friends: Tiny CNC and the WaterColorBot

Super Awesome Sylvia‘s father, TechNinja was able to get their Tiny CNC working with the same software that runs the super awesome WaterColorBot.  I love that these two drawing robots get along so well, rather than using their powers for

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Better video of Tiny CNC Drawing Robot actually drawing

I wanted to share a video of the ‘bot in action that was slightly less terrible.  In this one I’ve elevated the robot on two stacks of index cards, taped it down to keep it from wandering off, and given

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An Itty Bitty Drawing Robot

My daughter and I recently signed up to take part in Make’s Robot Hacks’ project.  Make was kind enough to send me a box of parts, including the Make Ultimate Microcontroller Pack and a bunch of servos. The catch?  We had

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PlotterBot in action – drawing Calvin & Hobbes

It must be that school is almost out and summer is in the air – because I started thinking back to my favorite comic strip of all time – Calvin & Hobbes.  I made the above drawing by taking a

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