Eggbot 2013

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As we do every year, Encodo wanted to give its customers, partners and friends an end-of-year gift that was interesting, relatively unique and at least partially hand-made. This year, we built a machine from a kit that would make our presents for us – the 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]