Eggbot 2013

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Wie in den Vorjahren wollte Encodo für ihre Kunden, Partner und Kollegen ein Gadget fürs Jahresende versenden. Dieses sollte natürlich interessant, relativ einzigartig und mindestens teilweise handgefertigt sein. Deswegen haben wir dieses Jahr eine Maschine zusammengebaut die für uns die ganze Arbeit ausführen konnte – der Egg-Bot.

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Egg-Bot from the side

Here’s the Egg-Bot shortly after we completed construction. Not shown: pile of parts that were left... [More]

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The Egg-Bot is ready for action!

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An early attempt with a Christmas ornament

The Egg-Bot manufacturers recommended writing on a Christmas ornament, so we tried that first. Here... [More]

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Drawing the code on a light bulb

The Egg-Bot is just finishing up with the secret code…

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Drawing the code on a light bulb

The Egg-Bot is just finishing up with the secret code…

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Drawing the Encodo Logo on a light bulb

We practiced with brown markers until we got the pattern just right (aren’t we clever?) and then... [More]

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Frank hard at work

Poor Frank had to dress up as Mickey Mouse in order to work with the light bulbs without smearing... [More]

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Mickey Mouse works for us!

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Running the Eggbot from Inkscape

We were pleasantly surprised to discover that the InkScape plugin for the Egg-Bot was versatile and... [More]