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New projects that I'm hoping to tackle in the near to long term. I'd be delighted to hear your comment on each of the pieces!


I built this model today, Sunday afternoon, out of recycled materials...I hope you enjoy it! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oVi8qd-CbpQ
 To Rob Ives: Dear Rob, I've followed all your post, homepage and your work since 2004 and I would like to say I'm one of your greatest fan. I wonder if you could  make more tutorials, this time...
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I've finished the parts and photography for the Super Snooper Spy Ears. Just need to upload the files and write the instructions. Should be ready very soon. The first word that comes to mind when I...
Paul Spooner has released the plans for one of his earlier wooden models.  'Frustrated Felines'. Enjoy. http://www.cabaret.co.uk/frustrated-felines/
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The continuing adventures of the Flip Face Mechanism.   Here's another possible solution I could try. It is sort of half way between a rack and a gear. It has the advantage of going back to what I...
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And the winner is... Trish Joyce! Congratulations Trish, please can you contact me and let me know where you'd like your disagreeable sheep delivered. I hope you enjoy your sheep. Thank you to...
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The winner of the latest prize draw to win the made up Kuchi-san model is HEhrich. Congratulations! Drop me an email with your address and I'll get it posted out to you. Thank you to everyone who...
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Congratulations to Orhelen, whose name was pulled out of the hat first to win the Robot. Megan and Steph_B won the draw for the TRex cam models. Congrats both :-) Thanks to the winners and to...
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The mechanism from the last post fits nicely into the box and it works! Yay! I've added cut away sides to the box because I think the mechanism itself is pretty and well worth looking at :-) From...
The robives.com twitter feed lets you know when there is new stuff on the website - follow here to keep up to date! twitter.com/robives. Only one more follower and I'm into triple figures!   XOR-...
New Newsletter With apologies to the people who have already signed up, this is a test, just to make sure that the new newsletter delivery method is working well. Hopefully you should be able to see...
robives.com newsletter (The new one!) 15th December 2009 Equatorial Sundial A new model to download, print out and make. The equatorial sundial is one of the most advanced and...
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robives.com newsletter 5th January 2010 Hoot! A new model for the new decade. Press the button in the base of the model and the owl flaps his wings. This simple model is available for free...
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I've been hunting around for an improved way of sending out email newsletters to subscribers. Up until now I've been using phplist, an open source program but it has a few shortcomings not least of...
I started this model with just the idea that I wanted to do something with a tortoise. I really like the shell and the fact that they pop their heads in an out. I had three initial thoughts. 1/ A...
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8th February 2010 With apologies if you have received this newsletter already - I spotted a mistake in the original after some of the newsletters had already gone out. Here is the corrected...
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12th February 2010   Fluttering Heart I left it too late to design a new model for Valentine's day. Please accept my most humble apologies! To keep you going, I've uploaded a model, originally...
21st February 2010 Keeping up to date. After a flurry of newsletters at the beginning of this month I had a few people asking that I keep the newsletters to a minimum. I mentioned this in a blog...
3rd March 2010 This Much! This Much Robot. Use this paper robot to show your true love just how much you love them! "I love you t-h-i-s m-u-c-h!" Press down on the head of this paper creation...
13th March 2010 Mother's Day! Mother's Day Flowers. A paper daffodil sculpture especially for Mother's Day. Download, and print out this delightful paper daffodil then you can choose whether to...
21st March 2010 Levers eBook Free Sample! First Order Lever Free Sample I've completed an extract of the forthcoming 'Levers' ebook. This is a pull-the-tab picture to print out and make showing...
After completing the first draft it's time to commit the designs to a digital format. I use Adobe Illustrator to do my page layouts and to design the parts. At this point I have a working model made...
Creating an RSS feed using Views Creating an RSS feed using Views in your drupal website.Make sure that you have Views installed and ready to go.Click on Site building->Views->AddFill in the...
24th March 2010 Invasion of the Paper Robot Army! Paper Robot Another model for you to download, print out and make. The Paper Robot is an experimental model demonstrating what I hope you will...
2nd April 2010 Invasion of the Paper Robot Army! Grrrobot! A fabulous robot model for you to download, print out and make. Press down on the Grrrobot model's head and he raises his arms in a...
8th April 2010 Levers eBook. A fun and educational ebook project to download, cutout and make. The pack comes as a 25 page pdf file with all the parts and instruction that you need to find out...
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