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Electromagnets are very useful tools. They have the ability to gain a magnetic field with the introduction of current and to lose it once the current ...
For this project we will need: One large nail Around 5 feet of 16 gauge wire. One D cell battery Some electrical tape (optional) All of this can b...
Start wrapping your wire tightly around your nail. If you need to compress the coils, just pust the wire against the head of the nail. Keep in mind th...
Now we will get power into this. Strip both ends of the wire and connect them to your battery. I used electrical tape to hold down my battery, but you...
So now we have our magnet finished. Lets take it and test it out!**WARNING**This will get very hot if you leave the battery connected for to long. Ple...
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Posted:Jan 26, 2008
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