There is less than a week until The Pi Wars Hand In has to be complete! On the weekend, we realised that we had not
With the wooden part of the arena built (minus the walls), it still doesn’t look like a proper arena. Each of the squares in the
Yesterday, as the weather was nice, (not the predicted rain – yay!), I spray-painted the 3 sheep that are already printed, and the 3 Troughs
For me and Toby, it is the Easter holidays. This means that we can spend more time on the robot. So, after a long discussion
This is a post about how we made our arena. Sadly, it does not look quite as cool as the image below: 2 Weeks Ago…
Where are we? As soon as Toby built the tree we thought it looked like the Christmas tree so we decided to make it into
We are at a point where models now exist for all the challenge objects. These are uploaded in their own page here. Three versions of
At first, we had the basic limitations that the competition dictated we should have for the apple (as seen below) : But, we also had
This part was really fun as we built the robot arm that we are going to use to pick apples in Nature’s Bounty. We researched
We thought that just having a carboard tree was boring so we: At first we went with a base colour which was green and then
I have just finished 3D printing the apple with the hook. We have one problem though, because our plan was to use either: wires, or
In a few hours we had spare, I built the tree with additional help from Dad. The first step was to draw it out, after
We have been debating about how to hang the apples. Do we use some ultra strong magnets, or do we use the sophisticated method of
Today, for the first time in history, sheep has visited the tattoo parlour!
An extremely heavy sheep sacrificed its innards today, in the name of reducing plastic waste! Instead of a solid box, the sheep is now hollow.