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:

Step 4: Schematic: Motor and Switch Connection

how will the AA batteries fit in the AAA holder
smart project
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This project sounds very interesting and exciting to make! :)
I am sure you will enjoy making
Good job
<p>Very unique power system for a toy boat! I really like all the concepts it explores; electricity, mechanics, etc. Great idea!</p>
<p>thanks for your appreciation. </p>
<p>Hello,I am from China.I love such a cool invention.I hope you can make more interested things.</p>
sure. will do. thanks.
<p>Very cool project! </p><p>The rowing action is appears very nice and smooth in the video. Excellent work!</p>
<p>thank you seamster</p>
<p>You sir, have earned yourself a subscriber on Youtube. Great Instructable and great Youtube channel.</p>
<p>thank you</p>
This is excellent! Many electrical and mechanical concepts that kids can learn from this! Well done!
<p>thanks, you got it. thats my main goal. </p>

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