Toothbrush sized bristle bots are for kids. Lets take these bots one size bigger and see if we can get them to clean our floors.
Only $3 and takes all of five minutes. Completely solderless to boot.
For a smaller bristlebot kit thats great for adults and kids, visit BrownDogGadgets.com. You'll have a little bristlebot running around your place in no time.
Step 1: What You Need
Most everything you need can be bought from the local Dollar Store, Radio Shack, or you probably have it in your house right now.
We also sell Bristlebot kits on the Brown Dog Gadgets website.
Dollar Store Items
$1. A Cheap Electric Toothbrush. We're stealing it's motor.
$1. A cheap scrub brush. Try to get one with little to no rubber grips on it.
AA Battery Holder. With attached leads.
$0.50 A little switch. Optional really.
Around the house
Copper Wire. Steal from other stuff if you can, you only need a tiny bit.
Hot (melt) Glue Gun
Wire Strippers (Optional)