Here are some highlights of building Nigel.
For more details as well as measurements and Dalek building ideas, join Project Dalek.
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
(second attempt, MDF this time)
THE NECK BIN
Dome rotation video
"Nigel is happy in his world"
Nigel - the purple Dalek
Thanks to FOOTLOOSE! for the groovy new purple paintjob!
Motors and control sticks are now in the new base
more control stick detail
buttons added to sticks for dome rotation
Purple LEDs mounted underneath make the Dalek look like it is floating
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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