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Awesome: Robots Made from Thrift Store Finds!

created at: 08/05/2011
If you know me, you know that I not only harbor a deep love of robots, I am downright obsessed with them!  So, when I ran across these sweet little creations, I simply had to share.  Had to, you guys.  I hope you'll find them as awesome sauce as I do.  

created at: 08/05/2011

Husband and wife duo Nicholas and Angela Snyder from Kansas City are avid robot lovers, too.  But they've totally one-upped me in 'bot geekery: they MAKE robots.  They make them from bits and parts and pieces of objects they find at thrift stores and antique shops.  There's a lot of love and history in each and every one!  Be sure to check out all their creations on their site Nerdbots.net.

So, Curbliers.  Are there any other robot lovers in the house?  Would you consider making similar thrift store 'bots yourself?  Share your thoughts below!

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Neya on May 04, 2012:

I am definately going to make a robot!!


martha on Jan 15, 2012:

how long does it take for them to make one ?


CapreeK on Aug 26, 2011:

Marina, you are in good company! ;)


marina on Aug 26, 2011:

i cant believe it. people make fun of me for loving robots so much! Yai for a DIY community of robot lovers! yai!


CapreeK on Aug 13, 2011:

Yay!!  I'm so glad to have some fellow robot lovers out there! ;)


Claire Dé on Aug 11, 2011:

I love love love making robots, and I do mostly with plastic parts (stoppers, thingies...) whick I glue, then paint.  Take a look at my album from facebook.  Now I've just received a commission for making 50 new ones.  And I know I'll make more, such is love.


AprilAries on Aug 10, 2011:

Yes and absolutely! Robots are too cool! As a matter of fact I think you've just introduced me to a new hobby as well! Thanks!


artistalx on Aug 09, 2011:

These are super cute! I love your vintage spin on robots.


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