With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
Here's how to make a wireless, cheap Bristle Bot.
You will need. Supplies: 1 Electric Toothbrush 1 Scrub Brush Tools: Duct Tape Zip Tie Needle Nose Pliers AA(s)
Take off the bottom of the toothbrush and save it for later. Then poke the needle nose pliers in there and pull out the motor.
Now duct tape the pieces together so that it turns on when you flick the switch.
Now zip tie the motor on the scrub brush where you want it to go. Ta da! You have completed your very own Bristle Bot and I my first Instructable!
Update: Here's a video of it running. Thanks for the tip Mcguyverzboss!
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
Programmable Robot [Qu-Bot]by DELETED_mohdazhar
Fast Simple Tiny Vibrating Robot (No Soldering)by mytinkerbot601
TinyBots- BrushyBotby TinyBotics
How to Build a Robot - The BeetleBot v2 ( Revisited )by robomaniac
BristleSwarm: Explorations into Swarm Roboticsby cmuhleman
Bristle Bot II - from a cheap electric toothbrushby The Speaker Guy
Super Simple Pancake Motor Bristlebotby mytinkerbot601
Make Your Own Robotby designsquad
Assembling the FloppyBot-09 robot ...by SolidWorksMagi
Bristle Botby amangadhwal
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2015 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »