The Cyborg Heart in a Can is a good gift for Valentine's Day (Sorry, here use to be a romantic story about an ex-girlfriend, but now it's over, so I left only the step by step).

When the can is closed with the cap, the Cyborg Heart is off. But, when you remove the cap, the switch is released closing the circuit and the Cyborg Heart start to light and move.

Step 1: Materials and tips


1 heart shaped thing (I found a heart made of wood. It's Valentine's Time, so don't tell me you can't find a plastic or wood heart)
1 can
1 spring
1 toy motor
1 Playstation joystick motor eccentric weight (or you can make your own eccentric weight using a plastic or metallic piece)
1 Big LED.
1 industrial switch (I dismantled it for the centre of the heart)
1 release switch
1 AAA 2 batteries holder
gears, scratch (for decorating)
red and black wire
screws and bolts
Tin soldering


Dremel Rotary Tool
Wire cutters
Screwdriver kit
Soldering Iron
Super Glue

And don't forget the classic building rules (plus one):

1. If you don't have it, replace it!
2. Use protective equipment (dust mask and goggles)
3. Beware of drilled and soldered hot surfaces
4. Work in a good ventilated area.
5. Always have junk in stock.
6. Enjoy.
Came here through the 12/30/12 Instructables interview, and dang it, now I've got something in my eyes... <br> <br>What a cute surprise! I hope you two are very happy!
Thanks. But I have to edit this instructable. Now it's over... :-(
Aw, that's too bad. But I hope now you know CAN love, and love will find you again. (The &quot;CAN&quot; wasn't meant to be a pun, but it turned out that way.) <br> <br>Never give up hope!
Thanks!! I won't! :-)
You know if you were in the U.S., I would definitely ask you out! :)
I will be in San Francisco starting February 27th and at least for three months. The honor will be mine if a fantastic woman like you ask me out! :-)<br>
:) Wow what a surprise that you'll be in the U.S. soon! We'll have to figure something out!
I love the idea! :-)
Good me too!
:D como siempre una nota tus trabajos!! esta genial :)
Gracias Nes!!! :-)
Hermoso! Yo quiero uno!
Gracias Holmilla!
Thats sweet!
Thanks TSC! Please, If you like my instructable, vote for me in the Valentine's Challenge. :-)
Your welcome! I will vote!
Thanks!!!! :-)
Your welcome!
Another great one, Langer!
Thanks Skiedra! Please, if you like it, vote for me! :-)
Sure thing, mate, you got my vote
Thanks Skiedra!! :-)
Excellent! Great story too :)
Thanks Jayefuu! :-) Please, if you like it, vote for me. :-)
Thanks!!! :-)
Amazing as always !
Thanks Motoraton!
I love this idea! Thanks for sharing.<br>Sunshiine
Thanks to you Sunshiine!! :-)
Awwwwwww !!! Nice Story...I thought the soundtrack will be Roxette...Good luck Romeo !!!
Thanks Mr. Sanchez! Well, not so far. Per Gessle is the composer, guitarist and male voice of Roxette!!! :-)
It is true !!Robots and Cyborgs has a heart !!!
Hell YEAH! :-)

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Bio: I'm Mario Caicedo Langer, from Colombia, former Navy officer and BSc in Naval Sciences. Right now I'm Technology Program Manager and Lego Robotics ... More »
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