Introduction: K'nex Solar Painting

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Little fun for dad ( or mom) and child using k'nex and paint

Step 1: What You Need

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K'NEX parts :
1 solar motor with wire and panel. I got it several years ago, il don't know if this models still exists. You can do it with battery motor as well.
white connectors (the ones that look like snow flakes)
red rods
red connectors
Painting :
3 or more water paint tubes
3 or more milk bottle lids
3 or more tea spoons
1 wood stick or 1 fine paint brush
Paper :
squares (21 cm by 21 cm)

Step 2: Make 3 Big Stars

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Make 3 big stars with white connectors (aka snowflakes) and red rods

Step 3: Feet Under the Motor

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Put a white connector at the end of each red rod and fit under the motor

Step 4: First Star Upon the Motor

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Put a red connecor at the end of each red rod

Step 5: Second Star Upon the Motor

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Attach the second star with the red connectors and that's finished

Step 6: Have Fun

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Put the solar panel outside the house because it would not work behind a window.
When it turn drop paint with the tea spoon.
Gently mix with the wood stick : you are an artist.

Comments

hellpilot (author)2008-06-24

Ahhhh i get it.

hellpilot (author)2008-06-22

Heh. Cool idea!

Check out my knex MS021

https://www.instructables.com/id/MS021/

chtinico (author)hellpilot2008-06-23

It's a nice piece of job. I have seen in your instructables that you've got an xbox. Maybe you could put a controler inside a gun to play fps games.

hellpilot (author)chtinico2008-06-23

LOL!

hellpilot (author)hellpilot2008-06-23

That's so crazy it just might work!

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