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|owner=[[User:REd86]]
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|model=The Original EggBot
|ProjectTitle=Eggbot Project
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|arrived=02/2011
|ProjectImage=[[Image:ss1-alpha.jpg|200px]]
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|left=12/2013
|ProjectStatus=Planning
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|doesitwork=yes
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|contact=[[User:REd86]]
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|where=back with it's owner
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|certification=yes
 
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= Overview =
 
=== Summary ===
 
[[Image:eggbot-logo.png|300px|right|Eggbot Logo]]
 
This project is to design and implement a machine which will automatically paint or draw on eggs.
 
 
=== Project Manager ===
 
Jim
 
 
=== Contributors ===
 
* [[User:Vendy|Vendy]]
 
* [[User:Paul|Paul]]
 
* [[User:DaveMenninger|Dave]]
 
* [[User:Traylerphi|TP]]
 
* This project needs more contributors!
 
 
= Project Status =
 
Jim is organizing people to help with the project.
 
 
= Project Needs =
 
* This project will need eggs! Lots of eggs! ...eventually.
 
 
= Project Updates =
 
We will be holding a brainstorming session before the meeting next Tuesday ([[August 25, 2009]]).  If you want to participate, show up no later than 7:00 pm.
 
  
== Software ==
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The Eggbot is not currently at the hive.
  
=== Egg.in File Format ===
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= Eggbot? =
  
This is the format of the dimensions of the eggThis is just one curve from top to bottom of the egg mapped out as an x,y vertex curveThese dimensions are used to adjust a Sphere to match the curve of the egg.
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This page is about the EggBot Hive13 currently hasIt is an official EggBot on loan from Edhttp://www.egg-bot.com/
  
Example file:
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The effort to design and build our own advanced eggbot has moved to a separate Project Page: [[Inkjet Eggbot]]
<pre>
 
EGGVERTS: 33
 
-0.022594,1.910656
 
0.019375,-0.883746
 
0.092668,1.886945
 
0.206883,1.829319
 
0.317762,1.742460
 
0.422886,1.631364
 
0.520052,1.501084
 
0.608152,1.356635
 
0.687810,1.203412
 
0.761082,1.045657
 
0.830904,0.886975
 
...
 
0.306997,-0.856661
 
0.213143,-0.872462
 
0.116990,-0.881343
 
EGGDONE
 
</pre>
 
  
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= Using the Eggbot =
  
=== Blender Eggbot v0.1 PoC ===
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# Install Inkscape.
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# Get the eggbot plugin:  http://wiki.evilmadscience.com/Installing_software
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# Plot!
  
This is just a proof of concept but it can read in the Egg.in file and will hopefully be able to map the image as a UV texture then instruct the arduino to print it...
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= Related Links =
 
 
[[Image:ss1-alpha.jpg|500px|center|Screenshot of Alpha PoC]]
 
 
 
= Links =
 
  
 
[http://www.taomc.com/the_process/studio_machines/egg_plotter.html Bruce Shapiro's Egg Plotter]
 
[http://www.taomc.com/the_process/studio_machines/egg_plotter.html Bruce Shapiro's Egg Plotter]
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pysanka The wikipedia history of Pysanka, another example of a pagan tradition co-opted by the Christian religion]
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pysanka The wikipedia history of Pysanka, another example of a pagan tradition co-opted by the Christian religion]
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[http://vyshyvanka.com/Pysanky-Eggs Ukrainian Hand Painted Pysanka in different styles and materials]
  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_egg The wikipedia on the Easter egg, lots of various examples, check out the photo of the delicate perforated egg, “Sleeping Beauty”]
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Easter_egg The wikipedia on the Easter egg, lots of various examples, check out the photo of the delicate perforated egg, “Sleeping Beauty”]
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[http://www.imagesco.com/eggbot.html Another simple but complete eggbot kit within an interesting web site]
 
[http://www.imagesco.com/eggbot.html Another simple but complete eggbot kit within an interesting web site]
 
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Latest revision as of 12:48, 17 October 2014


No Longer Hive13 Equipment
List of All Documented Equipment
Consumables
Owner/Loaner: User:REd86
Hive13 Asset Tag: None
Make/Model: The Original EggBot (google)
Arrival Date: 02/2011
Does it work?: yes
Certification Needed?: yes
Contact: User:REd86
Floorplan: back with it's owner
Eggbot.png



The Eggbot is not currently at the hive.

Eggbot?

This page is about the EggBot Hive13 currently has. It is an official EggBot on loan from Ed. http://www.egg-bot.com/

The effort to design and build our own advanced eggbot has moved to a separate Project Page: Inkjet Eggbot

Using the Eggbot

  1. Install Inkscape.
  2. Get the eggbot plugin: http://wiki.evilmadscience.com/Installing_software
  3. Plot!

Related Links

Bruce Shapiro's Egg Plotter

From the American Egg Board, “the incredible edible egg” public relations folks

The official US Department of Agriculture standard in 14 pages, not for the squeamish

More USDA egg facts

So you think you want to make a Ukranian Pysanky egg?

The wikipedia history of Pysanka, another example of a pagan tradition co-opted by the Christian religion

Ukrainian Hand Painted Pysanka in different styles and materials

The wikipedia on the Easter egg, lots of various examples, check out the photo of the delicate perforated egg, “Sleeping Beauty”

The very fancy Faberge eggs

Easter eggs have a special meaning for software geeks

Example GOOGLE and YAHOO Easter eggs

Cartography, or global mapping is related to projecting a design onto an egg

The Mercator and other map projections

Timeline of ancient maps

Another example of mappings, 3-D anamorphic street art

Bruce Shapiro’s eggbot at Maker Faire 2009

Bruce Shapiro and son Ben are marketing egg-bot kits on the web

Another simple but complete eggbot kit within an interesting web site