Introduction: How to Make a Toy Rowing Boat

Picture of How to Make a Toy Rowing Boat

Here is an easy way to make your own toy rowing boat. A very simple mechanical structure powered by a DC motor and two batteries are shown to make the rowing boat. It really can float and run on water.

Step 1: Step-by-Step Video Instruction:

Step 2: Components/Part Necessary:

1> 1-inch thick Thermocol / Styrofoam
2> 00 sand paper
3> Card board
4> One 3V DC motor
5> One small switch
6> One pulley for the motor
7> Rubber band
8> One big plastic pulley, or you can make your own as shown in the video
9> Iron wires,
10> AAA battery holder.
11> Two AA battery
12> Tools like knife, pliers, soldering iron, aluminum sheet to make clamps and plastic sheet to make the row fins.

Step 3: Mechanical Dimensions:

Picture of Mechanical Dimensions:

Step 4: Schematic: Motor and Switch Connection

Picture of Schematic: Motor and Switch Connection

Step 5: For More Projects :


kseveright (author)2016-04-26

how will the AA batteries fit in the AAA holder

mohd hashir (author)2016-04-19

smart project

TejasP13 (author)2016-01-27

fadu.....zalim he baao

TejasP13 (author)2016-01-27

this project are faduuuuu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

TejasP13 (author)2016-01-27

this project are faduuuuu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

sanneelh (author)2015-07-19

This project sounds very interesting and exciting to make! :)

I am sure you will enjoy making

beshghi (author)2015-07-18

Good job


wannabemadsci (author)2015-07-18

Very unique power system for a toy boat! I really like all the concepts it explores; electricity, mechanics, etc. Great idea!

thanks for your appreciation.

Dale Zhong (author)2015-07-17

Hello,I am from China.I love such a cool invention.I hope you can make more interested things.

sure. will do. thanks.

seamster (author)2015-07-16

Very cool project!

The rowing action is appears very nice and smooth in the video. Excellent work!

thank you seamster

Creeper3465 (author)2015-07-16

You sir, have earned yourself a subscriber on Youtube. Great Instructable and great Youtube channel.

thank you

dmwatkins (author)2015-07-16

This is excellent! Many electrical and mechanical concepts that kids can learn from this! Well done!

thanks, you got it. thats my main goal.

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