Eggbot

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Overview

Summary

This project is to design and implement a machine which will automatically paint or draw on eggs.

Project Manager

Jim

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.

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

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