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July 28, 2010

Popsicle Stick Hydraulic Arm


I designed and built this arm for an engineering challenge at a NC State University engineering summer camp.  The challenge was to build a mechanical arm that could grab a snickers bar and lift it up.   My available resources were Popsicle sticks, scissors, hot glue, syringes, and plastic tubing.