Block Bot Wooden Robot

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Tools & Materials
Material List
  • Different sizes of nails
  • Bolts
  • Different sizes of screws
  • Eye hook
  • Metal washers
  • Picture frame hooks
  • Key ring
  • Wood block
Tool list
  • Hammer
  • Saw
  • Screwdriver
  • Ratchet-set
  1. Use sandpaper to sand down each side of wooden block (bot’s body)
  2. Put in guiding holes using hammer and nail (for eyes, antenna, legs & ears).
  3. Prepare to add bot’s body parts.
  4. Install nut (bot’s ears) into side guide holes.
  5. Screw in ear using Robertson screwdriver.
  6. Repeat Step 5 for other ear.
  7. Fasten metal washer (bot’s eye) using small screw and Phillips screwdriver.
  8. Screw in small screw (second eye) into guided hole beside washer.
  9. Attach mouth (picture frame hook) using small nails (can also use thumbtacks as a substitute mouth if no frame hook is available).
  10. Attach legs (longer screws) in pre-made leg guide holes on bottom of wooden block.
  11. Screw legs in a depth of 1/3rd the length of the screw.
  12. Repeat step 11 for second leg.
  13. Install eye hook (antenna) into top of block guided hole.
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