I saw this “Popsicle Bug” robot on this website. I was very inspired by it and wanted to make one of my own. It reminded me of my old lego projects that I did in college. Except this was very light weight. The original maker left it very organic which is what I wanted to do and its fairly inexpensive to make. I used regular thread from my wife’s stitching box┬áinstead of a fish line. You can pretty much use any string/thread thats strong enough to handle the tension.

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One Response to “PopsicleBot”

  • Alex

    Awesome — I love the curly antennae! I’m going to try to put together a 555 circuit to drive the servos, turning the two ICs into eyes… we’ll see how it turns out! ­čÖé