Not sure if this should be a contest entry or not... Anyways, here's a few things I've been working on.

An open source hexapod that I also put on Instructables:


A line-follower I'm upgrading tomorrow to a maze-solver:


A Stewart/Gough platform:


Here's an open source Delta3 and an older model of the stewart platform:


Here's some more pictures of the line follower & the Stewart platform

Sorry if some of the videos are long. I don't have decent video editing software.

I can't show you some of the other stuff because I'm working on my first patent.

If there was one robot kit I wish I could have it would be 12 pistons and the associated valving, tubes, reservoir, pump, etc. so I can build a 3x larger version of my crab. 3D printed frame, put a kinect bar and an mini avr on there, IK for the motion control... it would be awesome. http://www.vexrobotics.com/275-1178.html is still too expensive for hobbyists and doesn't integrate nicely with Arduino. Think about it, Trossen.

I'm a recluse trying to make a career out of designing and building robots, electronics, etc. Basically a full time hacker. In a perfect world I'd have a sponsor/patron of some kind so I could just keep on making forever.

Thanks for reading!