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Walking Paper: Making a Paper Bi-ped Robot

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It might not always be completely clear as to what’s going on in this 2012 vid, but the final result is awesome, so stick with it and maybe watch more than once. It’s titled Walking Paper

There’s more info (in Japanese, translated) on the maker’s site. Or you can find more automata and paper projects in the archives. 

via The Automata Blog.

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