Return to the BUILD

“In this issue, you will continue working on the left knee joint. This joint is important for the flexibility of the model as it controls the position of the leg.”




Materials: Everything is metal in this issue, except for the plastic Washer.


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The Left Knee Joint (2)

Stage 1 – Mechanism Ring and Spring
Step 1

Retrieve your Left Knee assembly from the previous stage. Fit the Ring for Left Knee Mechanism on top of the Left Knee Gear Ring, meshing the teeth of the two parts together as shown:

Slide the Spring onto the post so it rests on the Ring for Left Knee Mechanism, as shown:

Stage 2 – Adhesive Tape
Step 1

Remove the backing paper from a piece of the Adhesive Tape, then stick it to the edge of the Washer as shown:

Step 2

Remove the backing paper from the other side of the Adhesive Tape:

Stage 3 – Placing the Lower Joint
Step 1

Fit this Washer (with the Adhesive Tape facing down) inside this circular recess of the Left Knee Lower Joint, as shown:

Step 2

This step can be skipped for now as we will complete it in Issue 32.


Another short issue, but the Left Knee Joint is starting to take shape!

Next Up

Issue 31 – Left Knee Joint 3

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