A TOY (paper) ROBOT!!!!!
June 19, 2003 9:37 AM   Subscribe

Roll Fold your own giant paper robots! Many delightful designs, including the Whale-Copter(?), the Kanga-Bot, and a suprisingly familiar little guy. Hours of fun, at least until you pass out from blood loss following massive paper cuts. (Link courtesy Pixelsurgeon by way of Veer.)
posted by 40 Watt (8 comments total)
If you like that, check out Yamaha's paper craft.
posted by waxpancake at 9:52 AM on June 19, 2003

*head explodes*
posted by 40 Watt at 9:59 AM on June 19, 2003

If you attempt these, be patient. Be excruciatingly patient. Be obsessive and then be more patient. Use a ruler and an X-acto blade and a glue stick and whatever else they recommend.

Because in the end, when the penguin's feet end up lopsided you're going to have to suck it up, because you won't want to go through it twice.

They look pretty cool when they're finished, though.
posted by stefanie at 10:18 AM on June 19, 2003

Wa sugoi!
Too cool.
posted by Shane at 10:30 AM on June 19, 2003

When you work your way through those, here are some more links to explore.
posted by monju_bosatsu at 10:52 AM on June 19, 2003

There's a Patlabor one! Oh, joy of geeky anime joys. I want to build it so badly!

...this said, how the heck do you build it? I've never built a paper model before. The PDF has the name of each part, but not instructions on how they go together, so I guess I'll have to experiement... ^___^
posted by vorfeed at 11:10 AM on June 19, 2003

That penguin is nothing compared to the Gorilla.
posted by TuxHeDoh at 11:17 AM on June 19, 2003

Heh, I just watched the Patlabor movie the other day. I'll probally print that one out later and attempt to creat something.... too bad I don't see Evas though =/ /geek
posted by Darke at 11:49 AM on June 19, 2003

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