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Building Nigel

Here are some highlights of building Nigel.

 For more details as well as measurements and Dalek building ideas, join Project Dalek.

http://www.projectdalek.com/

 

 

We started building Nigel in the fall of 2013

 

Ikea Mixing Bowl  and  a Showerhead for the Eye

Magic 8-Ball for the ball joints

 

 

 

THE SKIRT

   

 

 

 

THE GUNBOX

  

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THE SHOULDERS

 

 

 

 

 

 

NECK RINGS

(second attempt, MDF this time)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE NECK BIN

 

 

 

Dome rotation video

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHcuFVe3-U4

 

 

 

"Nigel is happy in his world"

 

 

 

HEMISPHERES

 

 

 

Nigel - the purple Dalek

   

Thanks to FOOTLOOSE! for the groovy new purple paintjob!

 

 

 

Foot-Powered Base

 

Motors and control sticks are now in the new base

 

 

buttons added to sticks for dome rotation

 

 

Purple LEDs mounted underneath make the Dalek look like it is floating

 

 

2014

Arduino based voice modulator built in an old VHS case

 

 

Base with speakers and felt to cut down feedback

 

 

the new lighter and taller skirt

 

Remote control board

 

 

New interior paint job and lighting!

 

 

We are currently building Nigel's new brother, Trevor!

 

 

 

Come back soon for more details on our DIY Doctor Who Dalek project

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Tons of Dalek building info!

Without PROJECT DALEK and its members, Nigel would not have been possible


 

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Nigel the Purple Dalek was built by us solely for our own enjoyment. We do not sell Daleks! Dalek is a copyrighted trademark of BBC / Terry Nation 1963. Licensed by BBC Worldwide Limited. This page and all pages of snarpco.com Copyright (c)2014 by Chris Adams.