Thank you. But for me assembling the wheels for that robot would actually be harder than creating a wheeled robot with a sophisticated turning mechanism.
It is a humanoid with speech recognition.
I want to build a robot so that I can experiment with robotic navigation and sight. I want a fairly stable robot.
This site is one of the sites of Gordon McComb - his main site is here:http://www.robotoid.com/He is the author of this book - he has been an active robotics experimenter for likely longer than you've been alive (at least going back to the 1980s, from what I can gather - and likely earlier):http://www.amazon.com/Robot-Builders-Bonanza-4th-Edition/dp/0071750363