Makelangelo 2

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Makelangelo 2 is the most fun mural drawing robot in the world. It is a gentle introduction to all the core concepts of 3D printers.

Makelangelo is largely inspired by the work of Paul Fisher and Hektor by Jürg Lehni and Uli Franke.


  • Fun: People of all ages are often hypnotized by the Makelangelo's steady progress.
  • Educational: "How does it work?" is the first question people ask and is a great way to start teaching about coordinate systems, phythagorean theorem, trigonometry, gcode, physic, and more.
  • Easy setup: Step-by-step assembly instructions with pictures make it easy for you or your students to put together the kit.
  • Easy operation: No programming required! The free software converts PNG,JPG,BMP, and GIF images into gcode for you.
  • Beautiful: See a gallery of art done with the Makelangelo
  • Support: We're here to help you all the way.
  • Open source: All our custom parts are on All our software is on

Read the instructions.

Download the software for OSX »

Download the software for Windows »

Got questions? Please visit the forums.

Like programming? Join the Github project to report bugs and contribute your own ideas.

Kit contents

  • 1 ELEC-0001 5.5 x 2.1 female power plug
  • 1 ELEC-0004 Arduino UNO R3
  • 1 ELEC-0007 Power Supply 12v2a, NEMA 1-15 ungrounded
  • 2 MECH-0001 5mm ID Bobbin with set screw hole
  • 1 KIT-0002 Dual L293 Motor Shield
  • 1 MECH-0013 Makelangelo 2 Pen Holder
  • 1 MECH-0020 Makelangelo 2 control box
  • 1 Spool of white thread
  • 2 MOTO-0003 Stepper Motor, NEMA17, 12v0.3a
  • 1 MOTO-0002 Servo, 180 degree, plastic gears
  • 6 Zip tie, 2*60mm, white
  • 4 Eyebolt
  • 1 ELEC-0024 1m Servo Extension Cord
  • 2 M3x15 Pan Phillips Screw
  • 4 M3x5 Pan Phillips Screw

This product was added to our catalog on Tuesday 22 January, 2013.

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