Some photos that were taken during the project.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

 

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Enchanted Cottage: Before it was taken apart.

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Mechanical Prototype: Cardboard and brass tacks

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Multiprint: Printing lots of parts for the mechanism

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Test Jig: For testing servos

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Cutting: Strips of wood for the substructure

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Planks: Initial pass at the frame parts

Printer in action

Printing: Printign the mechanism

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Battery Delivery: Matilda checks out the new battery

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Captive Nuts: Nuts to support rods to support PCBs

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Battery Test: Testing the battery

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Infineon Low Power: Testing low current options with the Infineon RGB Shield

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LED: A mini PCB

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Golem: Hans and Matilda's Metalworking Friend

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Pins: Pins and Headers

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PCB Stack: Test Fitting

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Battery Box: Folded stainless steel

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Battery Board: Testing the board

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Knock Knock: Testing the sensor circuit

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Protoshield: Surely I can fit more on it than this...

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Knock Knock: Now on stripboard

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Fibre Housing: With fibres

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Just add magnets: Hans and Matilda get an upgrade

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Top Panel: Buttons and lights

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Printing Supports: Attempt 6

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Buttons: Circuit board for the top panel

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Fail: When buttons go bad

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Magnet Holders: Hans and Matilda out up front

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Magnet Carriers: The new mechanism

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Posing: finished cottage

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Electronics: Hans and Matilda admire the finished electronics

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Weather: Warm, slight chance of rain in Chicago