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Ear Drum This box contains four solenoid driven hammers that strike a grid of silk screened "ears" made from various materials.
Junk Robots Hosted a Make Camp on Google+ event on 7/30/2012. The theme was making robots from scrap materials. Kicked off their week of robotics.
LP Fish A fish skeleton sculpture formed from CNC cut LP records. The work is composed of ten pieces. Each piece is heated and formed into shape, then assembled.
Maker Faire Robots Large static display robots for Maker Faire. Eyes are reclaimed LED traffic lights.
PB Flyer Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. A Series Two model. Series Two features the more expressive beady-eyed head. This one is assembled as a "Flyer."
PB M1-8 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. One of the Mini Series. Arms move on these.
PB M1-G54 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. Chest insert is a bingo game piece.<br/> <br/> One of the Mini Series. Arms move on these. "Ape" arm style. <br/><br/> Earliest version of the Mini Series.
PB M2-DOTDOT Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. One of the Mini Series 2. Movable arms and jaw.
PB M2-X Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. One of the Mini Series 2. Movable arms and jaw.
PB M3 Third iteration of the Mini PianoBot series. Hands and lower body cut from vintage LP records.
PB Rover Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts.
PB Runaway Rocket Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. The rocket is turned from a structural beam in the back of the piano. Even the base is a chunk of piano wood.
PB S1-B11 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. A Series One model. Series One has cigar tube encased heads.
PB S1-I30 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. A Series One model. Series One has cigar tube encased heads.
PB S1-O71 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. A Series One model. Series One has cigar tube encased heads.
PB S2-01 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. This one is a Series Two model. Series Two features the more expressive beady-eyed head.
PB S2-04 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. This one is a Series Two model. Series Two features the more expressive beady-eyed head.
PB S2-06 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. This one is a Series Two model. Series Two features the more expressive beady-eyed head.
PB X1 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. This one is an early experiment. The legs have spring to them and the arms move up and down a bit. The chest inset is an old typewriter key.
PB X2 Robot sculpture mostly made from old piano parts. Another early experimental version. The head is an old neon sign insulator. The red at the base of the head is a child's toy wooden block.
Quadraconic Turntable Modified record player with four microcontroller controlled tone arms. The sound is generated by a needle attached to a polycarbonate film cone that transmits the vibrations caused by the groove in an LP record. The tone arms are lifted and lowered according to a stored sequence.
Rhythm Box This box contains four solenoid driven hammers that strike a grid of various materials/objects. Six different rhythms can be loaded into the box and are selected via a rotary switch.
Rocket Car #1 Robot sculpture made from various scrap materials.
Rocket Car #2 Robot sculpture made from various scrap materials.
Rocket Car #3 Robot sculpture made from various scrap materials.
Rocket Car #4 Robot sculpture made from various scrap materials.
S&M #1 Sculpture in the form of a robot. Made from an old bathroom scale, vintage piano parts, and a few other materials.
Singers A grid of figures cut from old LP records. Each has been heated and formed into postures to create a 'performance.' The figures float above the background which results in some lovely shadows that enrich the work.
Songbirds Simple ornaments cut from old LP records.
Xylophone This box contains four solenoid driven hammers that strike a arrangement of keys removed from a vintage xylophone. The notes form a G6, or Em7, chord.
 
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