GEEKERY: Get Da Choppa!

chopping machine cucumber

This seems like a totally safe approach to food prep… watch your fingers!

Simone Giertz is a professional maker and writer that combines a lot of sarcasm with doomed robotics projects; you may have seen her on Vice. She’s made a robotic toothbrushing helmet, a breakfast robot, and now this vegetable chopper made with an Arduino Nano, two Hitec servo motors and Acrobatics…

It’s not a Cuisinart… but it will provide you with a sense of danger every time you make a salad!

What semi-dangerous robot would you build to assist your hobby efforts?

 

  • euansmith

    I think it needs more knives… more… knives…

    • V10_Rob

      And some kind of groove or recessed tray to keep things from moving around.

      More weaponry isn’t going to help when the target slips the killzone.

  • euansmith

    “What semi-dangerous robot would you build to assist your hobby efforts?”

    • I’m not sure I’d categorize Pris as “semi-dangerous.”

    • Knight_of_Infinite_Resignation

      I’ll have a dozen