MechAesthetic

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Plastic Bag Blowing in the Wind Machine

2021-02-11

[MUDA-ZUKURI] creates a desktop machine that blows a plastic bag in the wind.

plastic bag in the wind machine

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Wolf Mask

2021-02-08

[@WillowCreative_] shows off a wolf head assembly

wolf head assembly

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Knitting Machine Automatic Color Changer

2021-02-08

[Sarah Spencer] and [John Spencer] create an open source hardware automatic thread color changer for knitting machines.

automatic color changer

The circuit board, design files and source code are available on GitHub. They also have some blog posts with more details on the machine and build.

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submitted by [abetusk]

Protogen LED Helmet

2021-02-08

[@Coelacant1] creates the start of a protogen mask and suit.

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The mask with a diffusor on can be seen in a later tweet.

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submitted by [abetusk]

Animatronic Robot Singers

2021-02-02

Details are light but [natalie] creates animatronic robot singers.

animatronic singers

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Mechanical 7 Segment PCB Coil Display

2021-02-01

[Indoorgeek] creates a mechanical 7 segment display using PCB coils a 3D printed housing and neodymium magnets.

pcb 7 segment display

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submitted by [abetusk]

Cyber Visor

2021-01-16

Not much detail but @CHA2trico shows off a stunning cyber visor that looks like a face shield with an OLED screen behind it.

cyber visor

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submitted by [abetusk]

GETULA Chain Clock

2021-01-07

[Ekaggrat Singh Kalsi] creates GETULA, a 3D printed "chain clock" that morphs digits from a stepper motor fed chain.

GETULA chain clock

Hackster.io has a nice writeup as well.

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Automated Touchscreen Tapping Robot

2021-01-04

[Jason Huggins] creates automated phone tapping robots.

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It looks like many if not all of the designs are open source hardware.

Tapster.io has a suite of robots for sale.

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submitted by [abetusk]

Augmented Ouija

2020-12-19

[Joris Wegner] creates an ouija board that moves without human interaction

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