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This is my latest bristle bot. When designing, I ran into a problem. I had no bristled surface bigger than a toothbrush! So I imprevised. I used three ...
You will need: 3-Toothbrushes 1-Bamboo Skewer 1-Gift Card 1-Vibrating Motor 2-AAA's (I started off with AA's, but they were too heavy so I switched) 1-Switch 1-Hot Glue Gun ...
First, cut the heads of all three toothbrushes. Then trim the bamboo skewer into three pieces that will make a triangular frame. Finally, hot glue it all down.
Flip the frame over onto its back. Then trace its outline onto a used gift card. Cut it out and test it to see how it fits onto ...
Use the scraps to attach the motor so it is standing upright in the center of the platform. It is a little tricky, so be patient. Then rubberband ...
For the last time, hot glue the batteries to the bottom of the frame. It should stay just off of the ground. If it doesn't, get a new ...
Enjoy your new bristle bot! And please vote for me in the Dadcando contest if you like it!
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