Roy in Popular Science Magazine
I wanted to share with everyone that Roy was voted one of the top 10 Prototype Inventions of 2013 by Popular Science magazine. It can be seen in... Read more
I hope everyone's build is going well. I have completed the assembly video for the Arm and uploaded it to YouTube. It has been split into 6... Read more
Just a quick update. I have finished shipping all the rewards. WooHoo!!!! That was a crazy amount of work. I am now moving onto the remaining assembly videos.... Read more
The Home Stretch
Just a quick update. I have been working diligently to get the remaining rewards sent out. They are being shipped in the order that the project backing was... Read more
All the parts are in!!!!
I received the last of the parts from the Printrbot laser cutter. Thanks Brook and Tim!! I am now moving into packing & shipping mode.
Things slowed down a... Read more
Hand Assembly & Progress
I have completed the assembly video for the hand and uploaded it to YouTube. It is the next step after you have finished the fingers, thumb, and palm.... Read more
I have completed the assembly video for the palm and uploaded it to YouTube. It is the next step after you have finished the fingers & the thumb.... Read more
I have completed the assembly video for the thumb and uploaded it to YouTube. It is the next step after you have finished the fingers. It has been... Read more
Just a quick update. Hand Kits are done and packed for shipping. They will be going out over the next few days as I receive shipping addresses. I... Read more
Finger Assembly Instructions & Progress
While working on the assembly video this weekend I realized it would be a perfect time to grab a pic of the supplies needed to assemble the kits.
Lets start with the glue. My recommendation... Read more
Thumb Upgrades & Progress.
Wow, where did the time go. It has almost been a month since the last update, YIKES!!A business trip took me away for a little while, but I... Read more
The BDM and The Finger Kit
I have been working on a BDM (Ball Drilling Machine) to modify the Delrin balls discussed in the previous update. This machine automatically loads a 4mm ball from the hopper. It... Read more
The Delay, The Servos and The Upgrades
Hello Loyal Backers, I hope all is well.
I will start with the bad news. There is going to be a delay in shipping the rewards. I did not... Read more
The Good, The Not So Good and The Instructions.
Amazon Payments has successfully collected the funds and they are safely tucked away in their own account. With that bit of business finish, I moved on to ordering the longer lead... Read more
Happy 4th of July!!!
Thank You for all the support again. We reached %190 with your help.
I am away on a family vacation for the 4th. Starting Monday I... Read more
We did it!!!! TV appearance.
We did it %137 funded. That is GREAT. I have started working on the instruction manual, as it does not require any output of money to get going.... Read more
Thanks for the support! * New Reward * International Shipping
Greetings, and Thank You so much for backing Roy. I am excited that we are 90% of the way towards our funding goal. We are almost there!
I... Read more