Psst! Watch Phototropism, my new experiment.

Leg test


I’m back working on my four-legged spider robot. I’ve printed the first version of the leg: test of mounts, proportions, tolerances, movement speed…

At maximal speed servos are very fast and strong enough to lift these wooden blocks with no problem. When I was controlling them using a script, not a gamepad, I made a typo which pointed the leg towards the table and threw itself from it… 😇

Fun fact: I made the “femur bone” from two parts and screwed them together. I embedded nuts in the plastic using a soldering iron:

Robotics series