Anthrophex: Part 2 – The build

I guess now would be a good time to disclaim my machining abilities. I can safely say that I’d make a shocking machinist but I guess its the effort that counts right? Regardless, with the arrival of parts, the build could begin! The leg and hip hinges As all of the aluminium was pre cut […]

Anthrophex: Part 1 – The design

Half man, half (ant, beetle, grasshopper, cockroach…), the ultimate dream of creepy sci-fi locomotion. I’m sat here with a 6 legged centaur like image in my head, somewhat like the Scorpion King from The Mummy (exceptional 1999 CGI). Probably about the strangest intro to a post I’ve ever written but hey! It’ll do. This is […]

The H Trike – Part 4

Sadly, my summer is coming to its end so I’ve been taking my trikes out for as many drives as possible to get the last few miles out before I return to Nottingham. I’ve decided to take a video of me driving around my estate – for your pleasure, of course! Yeh, I look like […]

Skelecs V2 Part 2: The build

While it may be term time at university, I’ve been home this weekend for my Grans surprise 80th birthday party (which went really well!). The party was only on the Saturday afternoon so I knew I’d have enough time to get some building done on my new pair of skates, not forgetting my girlfriend left […]

Skelecs V2 Part 1: It begins, round 2!

Well I’m two weeks into my first term of third year! While I probably should be doing project work, I’ve had minimal reply from my supervisor, not forgetting being shifted between three different people, I guess project stuff can wait… In the meanwhile, I’ve been coming up with a multitude of designs for the next […]