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Packing cardboard mobile robot base.

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So.... I was quite bored today as there is some boring renovation going at my place. As I was clearing up the place, I saw the box for our TV and I just fell in love with that material! So I thought , why not make a free robot base out of that!!!

Here are the steps with pics :

1. Took a flap from the box.
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2. Cut Circles out of it using a kitchen salad knife.
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3. Making space for motors and wheels.
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4. Mounting motors and wheels.
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5. Making Spacers
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and assembling.
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6. Attaching Spacers.
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7. Making level 2 of the platform stack-able.
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8. Final Product without beautification.
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Another pic of the final product without beautification
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Total time taken making this : 2hrs

Items Used:
1. TV Packing Box (Perforated Cardboard)
2. Salad detailing knife
3. Fevicol
4. My imagination

Unfortunately, I started losing patience close to the end, so the work got shabby. One of my cousins will be working on the beautification and artwork.
Probably in the next installment , I will put a video of a quick whip obstacle avoider with our RiDuino board.

Stay hooked.

Updated 02-18-2010 at 08:45 PM by vikas

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Comments

  1. vikas's Avatar
    Wohoo !!! Nice .... laser cut and painted would look pro ...
  2. akshay66's Avatar
    I don't think the RiDuino board can drive DC motors.

    Don't paint it it looks cool the way it is!!!
  3. rao's Avatar
    Quote Originally Posted by akshay66
    I don't think the RiDuino board can drive DC motors.

    Don't paint it it looks cool the way it is!!!

    Aww.. I was thinking of doing flamework on black...like choppers (bike type)

    And the RiDuino equipped with motor shield can drive motors like there is no tomorrow. I am going to use L293D because the motors I have
    are lame.

    Getting the obstacle avoider ready.
  4. godslayer's Avatar
    now that is recycling