X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Geek Builds LEGO Mindstorms T-Shirt Folding Robot

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

The most complex thing I ever built out of a set of LEGO bricks was a police station, and I did that following the directions. Real hard-core LEGO fans don’t need no stinkin’ instructions, and can turn their Mindstorms LEGO sets into robots that do things I won’t do for myself, like fold a t-shirt.

I am not the folding stuff up sort of guy. I tend to cram things in drawers so they come out looking like one of those packing noodles when I want to wear them. Sometimes you can’t even iron all the wrinkles out, but at least I don’t have to fold crap.

This LEGO ‘bot is interesting in that all you have to do is place your t-shirt on the flat cardboard box and hit a button. The robot then flips the flaps of the box and perfectly folds the shirt. It reminds me of one of those things the people who work in the clothing stores in the mall use to fold things, only this one is automatic.

[via Make:]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Handheld Inkjet Printer

Handheld Inkjet Printer

Hasbro X Alpha Transformers MA-1

Hasbro X Alpha Transformers MA-1

Ultralink Gear Retention System

Ultralink Gear Retention System

Advertisement
Bollinger Motors B2 Is a Boxy, All-electric Pickup Truck

Bollinger Motors B2 Is a Boxy, All-electric Pickup Truck

2019 Chevrolet SEMA Camaro Highlights New Shock Yellow Color

2019 Chevrolet SEMA Camaro Highlights New Shock Yellow Color

Porsche Panamera GTS and GTS Sport Turismo Make 453 Horses Each

Porsche Panamera GTS and GTS Sport Turismo Make 453 Horses Each