Introduction: Make Your Own Magnetic Sculpture

How to make an cheap desktop toy that will amuse for hours!

Step 1: Parts

I'm almost positive everyone has the supplies to build this around their house.

- Project Box (mine was circular)
- A Few Magnets
- Some Nuts

:D

Step 2: Construction

Well, Its pretty simple.
Grab your magnets, and start up your hot-glue gun.
Apply some glue to your magnets and stick them to the inside of your project box.

Step 3: Sculpt!

Grab your nuts, and build things..
Depending on the strength of your magnets, you can make pretty tall structures.
Its a pretty simple concept with many different applications.

Comments

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Riojelon made it! (author)2009-12-19

Don't hot-glue gun yer magnets, mateys! It gonna weaken the magnet. I suggest you use wood glue.

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mg0930mg made it! (author)2009-01-02

My nuts aren't magnetic... Bad bun hehe... So I don't have a project box.

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dombeef made it! (author)dombeef2009-02-02

LOL!!.Please dont say that it hurts already...

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Kaiven made it! (author)2008-08-29

I gotta do this so badly! I just bought super power neodymin(?) magnets. They pinched me.

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pyro13 made it! (author)2008-07-24

Haha, i like it! Step three is funny ;D "Grab your nuts, and build things.." and can be taken the wrong way :P

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Kaiven made it! (author)Kaiven2008-08-29

is that why mine wont stick to the board? i use ho glue, so it might be a permant scukpture, and now i am in pain a lot. You can use aloe for burns, right? jk xD

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klingonprins made it! (author)klingonprins2008-07-31

lol

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MrUniverse made it! (author)2008-07-24

That's cool! I hope I'll find some magnets to do this...

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GorillazMiko made it! (author)2008-07-23

Nice. +1 vote. +5/5 stars.

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n8man made it! (author)2008-07-22

I see a certain robot in the background.

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bumpus made it! (author)bumpus2008-07-23

mhmm

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ItsTheHobbs made it! (author)2008-07-23

I love to make these. It's an addictive time-waster and those are the best kind. I just need a magnet, I have a bunch of nuts and washers and screws.

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Gjdj3 made it! (author)2008-07-22

Thats really cool and it ends up looking like something you'd spend a lot of money on at a shop. Really creative.

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aeromancy made it! (author)2008-07-22

Nice job. I plan on making one of these with neodymium magnets, to make larger sculptures.

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bumpus made it! (author)bumpus2008-07-22

The end result is maddeningly addicting.

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