The Humble Velocipede
by danowall, published
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The Humble Velocipede is a playful desktop toy designed to scuttle over countertops and coffee tables. The design of this toy was inspired by Theo Jansen's Strandbeest creatures, and combines 3D printing with some custom hardware to put the beauty of Jansen's walking mechanism in your hands.
Full instructions for printing and assembly can be found here: https://learn.adafruit.com/humblevelocipede/overview
If you don't own a printer you can have these parts printed for you locally through 3D Hubs: http://www.3dhubs.com
Parts are also available for purchase via Shapeways:
If you'd like to buy one already assembled, an assortment of Humble Velocipedes are available for sale here:
For all other things Humble Velocipede related, see the links below!
Follow the design process on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/humblevelocipede/
Watch videos of the Velocipede in action on Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/channels/962900/
Read the Humble Velocipede's deep thoughts on Twitter: https://twitter.com/the_velocipede
Say hello to the Velocipede on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehumblevelocipede/
Play with a digital simulacrum online: http://smallwondertoy.co/
Shop for Velocipede-inspired fashion: https://society6.com/danowall/collection/humble-velocipede
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