Introduction: Small Wheel Lift

Picture of Small Wheel Lift

This is a small wheel lift. Id like to give most the credit to Kairah for giving me the idea. Lets begin....

Step 1:

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Now, The entry part, where the ball will go into the lift.

- do this.
- close up, notice the y connectors on each of the connectors.
- then, do this
- do this (seperate)
- then connect
- make these two
- connect like so
- connect to first bit
- other image
- add tubing, you will need to cut it

Put this aside.

Step 2: Wheels and Motor.

Picture of Wheels and Motor.

- do this
- side view
- make this 4 times
- and make this twice
- lastly, make this
- do this, any motor can be used

Step 3: Track for Ball to Go Up.

Picture of Track for Ball to Go Up.

- do this
- add the bits you made earlier
- put the motor in the middle.
- other view
- put the two thinner wheels on either side of the motor
- put this wheel on the bottom of the track
- and the remaining wheel on the top
- connect the connectors using blue and green rods

Step 4: Connecting the Bottom Bit.

Picture of Connecting the Bottom Bit.

- connect using green rods

Step 5: Ball Exit.

Picture of Ball Exit.

- pretty simple

Step 6: Done

Picture of Done

I will do my best to answer any questions. Thanks for looking!


Shadowman39 (author)2011-01-12

Nice, but Kairah already posted instructions of it.

You should make a diagonal version of this. I don't have the gears for it, otherwise I would.

Maybe that would allow chain to turn the wheels instead... Of course, that would still use gears.

Mr. Muggle (author)Shadowman392011-01-13

although you could make a chain without wheels

Shadowman39 (author)Mr. Muggle2011-01-13

Do you mean gears, instead of wheels? Rubber bands and wheels could be used, but it may not be as strong.

Mr. Muggle (author)Shadowman392011-01-15

oh, yeah, I meant gears

patush (author)Shadowman392011-01-14

Thanks, i just tried to make it a bit simpler and less piece consuming

k-n-e-x(leaved ibls) (author)2011-01-13

nice i subbed


the poodleo (author)2011-01-12

can u provide video?

patush (author)the poodleo2011-01-12

yeah as son as i find out how lol ive recorded it i just dont know how to get on instructables..

Shadowman39 (author)patush2011-01-12

You can't upload videos directly to Instructables. You'll have to use something like Youtube for that.

Tornado96 (author)2011-01-12

Um he already posted instructions. :-P

imans314 (author)2011-01-12


~KGB~ (author)2011-01-12

nice one!

patush (author)~KGB~2011-01-12


~KGB~ (author)patush2011-01-12

no prob

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