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"My father was a master mechanic; I grew up with a screwdriver in one hand and a pair of pliers in the other."
- Frank Herbert

Construction Robot  
  Autonomous robots work on construction sites.  


(Construction robots from Runaway)

From Runaway, by Michael Crichton.
Published by Tri-Star Pictures in 1985
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Compare to the spider construction robot from The Web Between the Worlds (1979) by Charles Sheffield.

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