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Author Topic: How to make a (very) low budget mechanical arm (photo)  (Read 1084 times)
ewoudo
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« on: October 02, 2015, 02:53:08 pm »

Hi,

First of all i am a complete noob regarding building things..
(my next project will be foam )

i made an mechanical arm from cardboard,duktape some paint and an old sword from my kids
I first made cardboard arm from instructions from this video:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqOetlij6G4
 i was pleased by the results looking like :

so i made another one now with ductape because i had to wear it outside and was afraid of rain .. :

Painted it a little bit with a sponge for metallic rust look, added some deatails and it turned out like :


i guess u can change the cardboard for other materials to make a stronger product
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Knight Walker
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« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2015, 03:44:45 pm »

You're not the only noob. I may barrow this idea.   Grin
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