Category Archive: Drawbot

A Drawbot is a simple robot for drawing graffiti on a wall or paper.

I started to look at this as a stepping stone on my journey to make a painting robot (see paint-o-matic).

As it turns out, in it self it’s an amazingly interesting and fun exploration.

Here’s my journal of activity.

Here is some video: Drawing robot video

Raster Drawbot

Raster Drawbot

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Another drawing robot!

Another drawing robot!

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Art-O-Matic

Art-O-Matic

I’ve got this on my drawing board but somebody go to it before me. A description of the machine.   Blog this! Digg this post Recommend …

 

Yet another nice drawing robot!

Yet another nice drawing robot!

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A nice drawing robot

A nice drawing robot

Here’s a really nice drawing robot I just came across. Blog this! Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on FriendFeed Share on Linkedin Share …

 

Wireless for robotics

Wireless for robotics

Yesterday I received this cool router which will connect wirelessly to another router and then present an Ethernet port to my BeagleBone or other robotic …

 

Mr. Drew getting lots of attention

Mr. Drew getting lots of attention

Here are a few pictures of Mr. Drew in action. Lots of tours and schools and stuff. Blog this! Digg this post Recommend …

 

DIY motor for drawing robot

DIY motor for drawing robot

Last Wednesday at ModLab I got to see the progress that Doug is making on his motors! These motors are for a drawing robot experiment. The …

 

Drawbot prior art

Drawbot prior art

I was just poking around looking at other drawbots and came across this awesome complete list of drawing robot prior art.   Links: Der Kritzler by Alex Weber Polargraph …

 

Laser cut motors

Laser cut motors

I just made some parts for my friend Doug who is making laser cut motors for his own drawing robot! I finally found a good software …

 

Another drawing robot gondola design

Another drawing robot gondola design

Here’s a design I came across that is based on one of my designs. It was designed by Stuart Childs who started with the Mr. Drew …

 

Small drawbot pen holder installed.

Small drawbot pen holder installed.

I managed to get the new gondola design installed on the baby sized drawbot. I already see a lot of problems. For instance I could mount …

 

New pen-holder for Baby Drew

New pen-holder for Baby Drew

I’ve been wanting a smaller gondola for smaller machines. Today I made this one which is now ready for testing. The pen clamp is a telescoping system …

 

DiY Spirograph

DiY Spirograph

I was thinking about Spirographs from childhood and I decided to make one. I bring you: “SquigglyGraph”! This is 1/8th” extruded acrylic. The drawing holes are 3/64″ …

 

OCLUG talk on drawing robots

OCLUG talk on drawing robots

When I did my recent talk on robots that draw at Ottawa Carleton Linux User Group (which went well), I brought a box of goodies …

 

Spray paint bot

Spray paint bot

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