In This Issue ...
32 Building the KReduCNC —
by Michael Simpson
Next up in our series on building your own CNC machine:
adding the Z carriage assembly.
35 The Multi-Rotor Hobbyist
by John Leeman
Build Your Own Drone — Part 3: Drone Electronics and
We’ll add the muscles and the brains to our skeleton drone
airframe, and get tantalizingly close to a test flight.
43 Sensing Orientation
by John Blankenship
Thinking about building a robot that needs a sense of
balance? This article will help you understand how sensors
like accelerometers and gyroscopes work, and will give you
the background needed to make good buying decisions.
48 RoboGames and Block
by Camp Peavy
The Robot Block Party and RoboGames are two of the bot
world’s most popular events. Take a quick trip that hits
some of the high points of what these shows had to offer
... despite rain.
54 Animatronics for the Do-It-Yourselfer
by Steve Koci
The Ins and Outs of Making Things Move
Explore how linear actuators and linear servos can help you
become a more successful builder when trying to get your
66 MaxRoboTech Comics
Automation and Robot Arms
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