The shoulder section is a fairly simple task. I cut some plywood pieces and fixed them together with some brackets left over from some flat pack furniture and some gorilla glue. I will be wrapping some poster board around this section later on.
Here’s a quick video of the Dalek so far. I’m using an Arduino microcontroller with three ultra-sonic sensors in the fender for obstacle detection and an L293D IC to drive two small motors. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=fCpFaN7nNV4] Here are some photos of the electronics in the fender. Once I’ve finalized the design I plan on making a single PCB to hold all the… Read more »
This weekend I sprayed the skirt with “GM Gunmetal Gray Metallic” aerosol spray paint and I’m pretty pleased with the results. I also sprayed some ping pong balls with a flat black paint. This is now really starting to look like a Genesis Dalek. I also created a fender from some 3mm MDF with 1 inch wide strips of hobby wood… Read more »