Introduction: Mouse Trap Tractor

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Step 1: Items Needed

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To begin making your mouse trap car, you will need these tools, and materials.

6 CDs
Long string
Mouse trap
Hot glue gun
3 Bamboo sticks
2 long pieces of small wood
1 long thick piece of wood
And regular glue(not in the picture)
Medicine Caps

Step 2: Building Your Wood

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Take the two skinny sticks and glue them underneath the big board. It isn't optional, but we used c clamps to keep the board glued so it wouldn't fall apart.

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Drill the two ends on each side

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Take your 2 caps and glue them on each side of the CD

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Take a drill and drill a little hole in the center of the caps

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Put the stick in the hole

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Put glue on the top of the bored where u would want the mouse trap to go

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Put your mouse trap on the glue, and use 2 c claps. ( optional )

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Take your hot glue gun and glue the end so the CD will not fall off.

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Take a long thin stick

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Take some string and wrap it around the end of the stick 4 times and glue it with a hot glue gun.

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Take the other end of the string and wrap it around the axle.

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Glue the end of the long stick to the mouse trap

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Now your mouse trap is ready:)


Kaitlynmaciag (author)2015-04-20

It didn't work that well, but it went far!

seamster (author)2015-03-24

Ah, the mousetrap car! I've made a few of these myself. Yours looks like it turned out great.

How did it run?

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