Junkbots galore!

Dark Roasted Blend has a fantastic roundup of junkbots and other robotic ephemera and goodies. I'm really taken with Ultrajunk's creations, which really take advantage of the decay and use-marks on his found-object materials to make robots that have a lot of texture and implied history.

Utterly Irresistible Robot Sculptures (Thanks, Marilyn!) Previously:Homemade R2D2 steampunk junkbot Junkbots made from old hard-drives Vietnamese junkbot builder Kitchen appliance junkbot Nerdbots: found-object junkbots Mario Calcedo's Columbian junkbots Gadgets Rusting space-marine robot toys Read the rest

Junkbots made from old hard-drives

On Wired's Gadget Lab, a gallery of sculptures made from dead hard-drives made by sysadmin Miguel Rivera, including this wonderful junkbot.

Old Hard Drives Get Sculpted Into Cars, Bikes, Robots Previously:Homemade R2D2 steampunk junkbot - Boing Boing Vietnamese junkbot builder - Boing Boing Kitchen appliance junkbot - Boing Boing Nerdbots: found-object junkbots - Boing Boing Rusting space-marine robot toys Boing Boing Gareth's guide to robot and robot kits - Boing Boing Read the rest