Welcome to the supplemental web site for the book Kickin' Bot: An Illustrated Guide to Building Combat Robots.

This website contains hundreds of pictures as well as drill patterns and other resources to get you started building combat robots.

This website is not a substitute for the book. Kickin' Bot contains detailed step-by-step information on power tool safety and techniques. Read the related chapter before beginning any project and make sure that you understand all the dangers involved when working with power tools. We want you to have fun and be safe!


Drill Patterns

Parts List/Cost Breakdown

Materials and Vendors

Links to CAD programs

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Comments or questions?
07/23/07 - Updated NEW materials list.

10/30/05 - Added vendor list to materials section.

01/29/04 - Updated materials list. Added pdf versions of drill patterns for tensioner blocks and side panels.

01/25/04 - Added new color button interface on project pages.

01/9/04 - Due to popular demand, I've made the enlarged pictures in the projects smaller (<100k) to make them easier to download. Also added new caution stickers to pages.