Bantam Tools Blog

The World's Greatest Jumping Robot, Made Using the Othermill

Posted by Goli Mohammadi on Dec 7, 2016 9:22:00 AM

OMC community member Duncan Haldane has built the world’s greatest jumping robot. No, seriously. Haldane’s bot is named Salto (short for “saltatorial locomotion on terrain obstacles”), weighs 100 grams, is 26 centimeters tall when fully extended, and can jump to 1.007 meters. Impressive, to say the least.

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Topics: Othermill Projects, Molds, Robotics

Project Wednesday: Valentine’s Day at OMC

Posted by Simone Davalos on Feb 5, 2015 2:02:00 PM

Here at OMC, it’s really lovely having a mill or two lying around, since it means we never need to scramble for a last-minute gift for a friend or loved one. As Valentine’s day is coming up, we thought some nice chocolates would be just the thing.

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Topics: Othermill Projects, Machining Wax, Inside OMC, Chocolate, Molds

Chocolate Extravaganza

Posted by Martine Neider on Apr 27, 2013 5:00:00 PM

One of our first thoughts when we realized we could make molds out of machining wax was food. Chocolate, ice, candies of all kinds. Our first test was a series of chocolate candy bars.

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Topics: Othermill Projects, Machining Wax, Chocolate, Molds