Cardboard Robots Are Coming | Robot Launch Pad
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There have been other cardboard robots, even robot arms but this one is the first to combine functionality with affordability. Ihara reached his relatively modest Kickstarter goal of $10,000 with days to spare.
The potential of cardboard (or corrugated polyprolene) as a construction material needs to be explored further!
I like their ability to claw Elmo.
Elmo had it coming.
Cardboard does seem like a great building material.
Does it ave any limitations besides not being able to get wet?
Well some compounds like coroplast or corrugated polyprolene can get wet, so you have the advantages of both cardboard AND plastic.
Check out the origami kayak - Oru
Thanks Andra, I had forgotten about the origami kayak and that's totally material here!