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The Best of Instructables Volume I by The editors at MAKE magazine and Instructables.com

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How to Make an OAWR (Obstacle Avoiding Walking Robot)

Build a no-solder robot that can navigate a space without the need of a computer brain By Clement Fletcher

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Figure A: The finished OAWR about to explore its environs

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Figure B: A top view with a good look at the Tamiya Twin Motor Gearbox Kit

This Instructable shows you how to make a little walking robot that avoids obstacles (much like many commercially available bots). But what’s the fun in buying a pre-made toy, when you can start with a motor, a sheet of plastic, and a pile of bolts and wires ...

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