This is a quick video on how to assemble the DIWire. The parts list (BOM - Bill of Materials), 3D Files and code are all available on the Google code site: code.google.com/p/diwire
A quick note - this is a alpha prototype. There are many ways to improve it. For instance, the wire straightener was good enough for now, but if you google wire straightener, you’ll see how its usually done. Also, the motors we “spec’ed” are the ones we found in a bin in our shop. They are pricey because they are real accurate, but not so powerful. Right now, with these motors can only bend 1/8” aluminum rod, and the 3D printed parts also would need to get stronger in order to bend more substantial material. So, if you make one and improve upon it, let us know, we’ll post your improvements for everyone else to see.