Monday, February 28, 2011

Download plans for ramp-walking wooden robot!

Exclusive: The Automata / Automaton Blog is pleased to present this set of free mechanical toy plans for a ramp-walking wooden robot!

Roberto Lou Ma previously shared plans for making a ramp walking rhinoceros. He has once again graciously supplied us with a set of instructions and images, this time showing how to make a ramp-walking wooden robot like the one in the video above.

Click on each of the images below for full-sized plans and patterns. Download these to your computer or print them directly from your browser window (being sure that they are at full size).

Step 1 - Introduction to Walking Robot Project

Step 2 - Parts list for Walking Robot

Step 3 - Exploded Diagram of Walking Robot

Step 4 - Components Photograph

Step 5 - Making the Robot's Feet

Step 6 - Assembly Sequence for Robot

Step 7 - Variations on the Robot Theme

Many thanks to Roberto Lou Ma for this excellent set of mechanical toy plans! Check out more cool creations by Roberto Lou Ma on his YouTube channel.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

skyengineeringlab has made an interesting simulation model of the walking robot, and uploaded its animation here:

April 29, 2011 at 7:56 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

skyengineeringlab made an interesting multibody dynamics simulation of the walking robot. You may watch it here:

April 30, 2011 at 10:35 AM  

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