Picture of How To Make A HomoPolar Motor
You can watch the video, but If you want then check out the steps

Step 1: Materials

Picture of Materials
You're going to need;
- 1 3/4 inch circular neodymium magnet http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=neodymium+magnets+3%2F4&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3Aneodymium+magnets+3%2F4
-  20 gauge solid copper wire (10 inches)
- AA battery
- wire cutters
- ruler (optional)

did you use magnetic copper wire?