Category Archives: Mechanics

Makeblock Lab Kit

Ordered a whole bunch of additional Makeblock components with a 50% discount at EXP Tech.


Now I have enough components to re-create my 3d printer in Makeblock parts. There should also be enough parts left to build a few more wheeled robots for my son, or even a plotter.



New head mount plate

To put the robot head on top of the maker beam chassis I needed a quick and dirty solution, so I simply cut off a CD jewel case, and used the plate for mounting.

Unfortunately the material, some kind of polystyrol I guess, isn’t very robust, easily to be scratched and simple to break.

Back to the 3D printer and I quickly designed a new head servo mount plate: