Instructables: exploring - technology - robots - easy Wed, 18 Jan 2017 21:01:44 PST BLOX v1.01 Picasso - painting and dancing robot toy
Picasso - painting and dancing robot toy - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodenProjects What ?Dancing robot who can paint abstractional paintings. For fun of course.What will be needed ?Old coffe container Glue (best will be hot glue gun)DC Motor from destroyed toySwitchBattery Create the electronics It is the easiest step.Connect DC motor with electrical switch and all of this to t...
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Wed, 23 Nov 2016 12:58:35 PST
How to Make a Very Simple Robot (JitterBot)
How to Make a Very Simple Robot (JitterBot) - More DIY How To Projects]]> samsneatprojects The Jitterbot is a very simple and cheap robot that you can make with items around the house. Also, you don't need to program or code anything! This is a great project for parents and kids, robotics/DIY beginners, or just anyone who wants to make an easy and fun project!I recommend watching the vide...
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Sun, 3 Jul 2016 11:16:46 PDT
Insect Robot !!
Insect Robot !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> cartonerdd Insects are everywhere, basically because of its size and ability to reach every corner. In this tutorial it is explained how to make an insect robot. Insect materials The required materials for the robot insect are:- one 3.5 Volts coin battery- Screws and nuts- Acrylic- Smartphone motor- A green...
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Tue, 28 Jun 2016 22:20:01 PDT
Robot dog
Robot dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> ST NZ I love making robots and decided to share a fun and inexpensive way of making a robot dog! Gather your materials You will need:1) Copper wire2) Blutack3) One nut4) Four medium sized screws5) One small screw6) Metal pipe thing (I have no idea how you get hold of these since I found mine on the ro...

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Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:08:17 PDT
Make Yourself a TV Remote Controlled Arduino Robot!
Make Yourself a TV Remote Controlled Arduino Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mr AbAk Hello guys.Abhay and Akshay here!Today we are going to make a TV remote controlled Robot that not only works like a charm but you can also upgrade it by editing the code and utilising a few more buttons present on the TV Remote. You can also create other projects with this code like door lock or hom...
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Fri, 6 May 2016 22:31:48 PDT
433MHz 4Ch Remote Controller
433MHz 4Ch Remote Controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibenkos This is a guide on how to make a 4CH 433MHz wireless transmitter and receiver to control just about anything you want, I connected 4 LED's just to demonstrate.I used the HT12D decoder and the HT12E encoder for this project and a cheap 433MHz RF transmitter and receiver module. The range with an ante...
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Fri, 25 Mar 2016 05:51:46 PDT
Line Follower Robot Without Arduino or Microcontroller
Line Follower Robot Without Arduino or Microcontroller - More DIY How To Projects]]> monusuthar2016 Here I explained a line follower robot without any microcontroller or Arduino. This is very simple project for beginners. Here you have need not to use any programming knowledge. so lets try it .... Collect the material 1. Two IR sensor2. Two Dc geared motor 100/150 RPM3. one Chessis 4. Two wheel...
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Sun, 17 Jan 2016 04:25:10 PST
Hack a servo
Hack a servo - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibenkos Servos are small boxes that has a DC motor inside and a gear box, it also has a potentiometer that tracks its position and makes them perfect for going to specific angles. But there is a downside, it can't move past 360 degrees so it is useless for using as motors on a car. So in this project you wi...
By: ibenkos

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Sun, 8 Nov 2015 12:24:41 PST
Sun tracker
Sun tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrpropmaster Hello this sun tracker is a easy robot for a survival backpack so during the day, you will not loose where the sun is while in the woods. What you need Card board [any kind]Sharpietin foilscissorsnews paperduck tapeclear tapethe sun The base First now get some cardboard and the...
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Thu, 5 Nov 2015 04:57:01 PST
remote controlled robotic arm
remote controlled robotic arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> ibenkos This is a guide to make a Remote controlled robotic arm (6DOF) or just to control some servos on something.You can use a normal IR TV remote to control the servos on a mechanical robotic arm. there is 17 buttons on the remote I used but I only used the 12 buttons on the bottom. 2 buttons for one se...
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Tue, 3 Nov 2015 08:06:44 PST
Another Easier Inverted Pendulum Robot
Another Easier Inverted Pendulum Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArduinoDeXXX This is an improved version of my earlier instructable titled "A Simple and Very Easy Inverted Pendulum Balancing Robot". There are four advantages in this version. Easier to get a material Fewer materials needed Simpler program to balance itself Higher stability ...
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Thu, 3 Sep 2015 05:54:31 PDT
Controlling a Stewart Platform
Controlling a Stewart Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> felix.ros.7 The Stewart Platform (aka octahedral hexapod) has been around since the fifties. Since that time people have been reinventing this platform over and over again. I experienced the same problem and this motivated me to make this instructable.The main problem when building these platforms is how to con...
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Sun, 5 Jul 2015 08:10:26 PDT
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination
Make Buzzing Bottle Cap Bots for World Domination - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlexFW In this project we'll be making "stupid" swarm bots that can be assembled in less than 10 minutes and cost less than $5 per bot. They are also extremely easy to make as there is no coding involved, no microcontroller, and no advanced circuitry. Vibrating motors cause these robots to move around, an...
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Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:35:38 PDT
very simple beginner rc car
very simple beginner rc car - More DIY How To Projects]]> robobot3112 How would it feel using all 6 channels of an Rc receiver controlled by a 2.4 ghz tx? Well fun! I had a few problems which i got help with the author foamboardRc. Here is a project which took me no more than 5 minutes. If you have any problems please ask i will answer as quickly as possible. Go get...
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Wed, 15 Apr 2015 07:46:13 PDT
Arduino Robot Tutorial
Arduino Robot Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> DerpyCyclops I was searching the Instructable database for a tutorial for the official Arduino Robot, but I could not find one! So I mad this tutorial to help others who needed a tad bit of help with their new Arduino Robot. Setting Up your Robot When you open the box for your Arduino Robot, you should find s...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 12:57:43 PST
Cheap Artbots for Workshops
Cheap Artbots for Workshops - More DIY How To Projects]]> SpaceRobotsInc Hi there! My name is Allen Pan, and for the last year or so I've designed and presented public robotics workshops to literally hundreds of people in the city of Los Angeles. When I first started out, I was receiving a flat rate paid by the Library Foundation of Los Angeles from the Full Steam Ahead ...
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Fri, 9 Jan 2015 18:24:04 PST
もう一つの倒立振子(デジタル版) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArduinoDeXXX 半年前に投稿した「半日で作る倒立振子」の別バージョン(改良版)です。主な変更点は次の4点です。 (1)部品入手の容易化(付随して、工作と倒立手順の簡略化) (2)部品点数の削減 (3)プログラムの簡素化 (4)ロボットの安定性改善最初の2点は、英語版へのコメントを受けたものです。これら4点の具体的な内容については、紹介動画の下に整理したのでご覧ください。紹介動画 (1)ジャイロ・モジュールの変更オリジナル版は、アナログ出力のジャイロ・センサ(村田製作所製)を使っていました(*1)。 しかし、このセンサを載せたモジュール(もしくはその代替製品)は日本以外では入手が難しいようです(*2)。...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 22:20:46 PDT
simple car (no chassis)
simple car (no chassis) - More DIY How To Projects]]> robobot3112 Here is the simplest possible no chassis bot. As i did not have any cardboard at home i tried out something that worked out miracles. Try this out i made mine in about 10 minutes you need not solder (well i did not). Get the stuff 2x motor (Bo series 2) 150-300 rpmcrocodile clips2x wheelstape.Now...
By: robobot3112

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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 08:09:18 PDT
cool instructables robot that moves
cool instructables robot that moves - More DIY How To Projects]]> robobot3112 if you like my robot please vote for me in the instructables robot is simple and easy to make. Get the stuff 100 rpm motors (2x) (you need really high torque)caps (2x) (wou could use wheelsscrap paper (65cm by 1m) (easy to stick)chart paper (65cm by 70cm) (vibrant in color)a box (stron...
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Sun, 22 Jun 2014 08:34:34 PDT
Solar-Powered Windmill
Solar-Powered Windmill - More DIY How To Projects]]> robots333 This windmill came from a kit called the "DIY Solar Kit". This kit is $5.49 on I am going to show you how to attach a battery to make these projects work, because my solar panel was not working and I feel that someone else's might not work either. Follow Directions Follow the directi...
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Wed, 11 Jun 2014 13:48:27 PDT
simplest bot
simplest bot - More DIY How To Projects]]> robobot3112 i was venturing out with a few motors then struck the idea of how to make an easy robot that can be made in 1 hour and ultimately made this in 25 minutes anybody can make it be it a pro or a beginner.If you find any problem let me know. You could also checkout my older instructable over here . Go...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:18:57 PDT
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack
R2D2 Throw Toy Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> syfrog You can find novelty throw toys of all shapes and characters these days. These are the small plush toys that repeat a series of sound bites whenever they are bumped. They are also a cheap and easy solution for adding sound to a project.Simply by removing the bump trigger and replacing it with a tran...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 05:03:12 PDT
simple 2 legged robot
simple 2 legged robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> robobot3112 I was watching the simple bot walker but I then realised i did not have a dpdt switch I then chanced upon making this solderless robot. What you need 2 hundred rpm gear motors (they have plenty of torque if supplied with 9v)2 pickle bottle caps 4 crocodile clips (optional )1 six battery holder2...
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Sun, 18 May 2014 02:07:26 PDT
Cardboard Truck Transformer
Cardboard Truck Transformer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Scamerman Run Are you ready for TRANSFORMERS! In this instructable I am going to show you fow to make transformer with bunch of boxes.Tools:1.Scissors2.KnifeMaterials:1.Boxes2.Cardboard Materials Look around your house and try to find some empty boxes. Also you can cut some boxes to get cardboard or just use n...
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Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:01:08 PDT
Art "Robot"
Art "Robot" - More DIY How To Projects]]> TiannaMarie In this tutorial, you will create your own Art Bot, a robot with markers for legs. It creates awesome abstract art with it's "feet" as it wobbles across your paper! The creature's motion comes from a spinning motor with an offset weight attached; this causes the bot to vibrate. The size and location...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:13:44 PST
Motion tracker
Motion tracker - More DIY How To Projects]]> michaelgohjs Motion tracking done with a webcam and some Lego This is just a very crude design (especially the hardware), but you can apply the things you learn here to a more polish and solid setup too. You can also add a gun/rocket launcher/cannon as many of you would think about it For this project the ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 08:55:10 PST
123D Laundry Robot
123D Laundry Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> AlexTech This is the laundry robot I designed on 123D Design application. This robot would help by sorting your dirty clothes, putting your dirty clothes in the washer and dryer and then it would fold and put away your (now clean) clothes. This idea came to me while doing the laundry and thinking of what a b...
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Sat, 24 Aug 2013 09:07:21 PDT
Easy hydraulic Robotics!
Easy hydraulic Robotics! - More DIY How To Projects]]> benmurton There is a lot of small electronic robotics that use servos and stepper motors, but there are very little good, small hydraulic robotics happening. This arm using simple syringes in an effective way that is capable of lifting a fair amount of weight for its size. The materials required are: sy...
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Sat, 22 Jun 2013 21:38:12 PDT
3D scanner
3D scanner - More DIY How To Projects]]> michaelgohjs I was doing some research on making 3d models out of many many pictures and i came across a good many software and 2 of my favorite are  - 123d catch by autodesk  ( )  - 3dsom ( ) 123d catch is more powerful and user friendly in my opinion, you just...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 04:29:25 PDT
Simple Robotics simplebotics This guide is dedicated to showing you six easy, yet fun robotics projects! Enjoy! How to Build a Simple Robot from Trash Im in the age group of 13-18. The SimpleBot is one of SimpleBotic's first robots, and its a pretty fun project. This little critter is under $15.00 and makes a great p...
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Tue, 2 Apr 2013 14:50:21 PDT
Simple Robotics for Beginners!
Simple Robotics for Beginners! - More DIY How To Projects]]> .A. For my very first instructable, I decided to do something that had eluded me for several months on where to start a while back; R/C robotics and battlebots.  The components that I used are hard to find now, but the good thing about this instructable is that it applies to all sorts of speed control...
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Tue, 20 Nov 2012 13:13:00 PST
Plant Host Drone
Plant Host Drone - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stephenverstraete Easy and cheap to make P.H.D. (Plant host drone) With this you’ll never have to worry that your plant stands in the shades, always the best light for your favourite houseplant! When you put the Robot in direct sunlight it will not run and he will just sit there and enjoy the sun, but when the day g...
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Wed, 19 Sep 2012 04:03:36 PDT
Simple Bots: Skitter
Simple Bots: Skitter - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Skitter Bot came into this world as result of a chain reaction of exploded of cosmic energy. By current estimates, this chain reaction took roughly 13.7 billion years to complete. When put into such context, it becomes quite clear just how long it takes for near-perfect walking scrub brush bot to ...
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 15:10:57 PDT
Simple Bots: Buck
Simple Bots: Buck - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Just like a bull, a bronco, and a ninja, Buck has a lot of kick. With spring-loaded feet, this noisy little bot does a lot of stomping about. Everywhere Buck goes, commotion ensues. This keeps people on their toes, which is a good attribute for any bot to have. Get th...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 18:40:57 PDT
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules
Simple Bot Switches, Sensors, and Modules - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Sometimes we want to add some complexity to our Simple Bots so that the motors do more than spin in one direction. This is where switches, sensors and modules come in. These tools allow us to not only change the direction of the motor, but also vary the speed and toggle the motors on and off. These...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:24:09 PDT
Simple Bots: Scoop
Simple Bots: Scoop - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo There are so many Simple Bots that sweep and scrub, that I felt it only appropriate to make one that picks up after them. Scoop does just that. It pushes itself around and systematically scoops up whatever lies in its path. Well... maybe "systematically" is too strong of a word to use in describi...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 11:00:11 PDT
How to Build a Simple Vibrobot
How to Build a Simple Vibrobot - More DIY How To Projects]]> tclemmo Ok, welcome to my first Instructable! I thought I would make it something simple, and I just made some cute little vibrobots so why not do it about them? Video: The cross shaped one would have moved so much more, but the battery is running out. I'm sure both of them would move much, much more i...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 01:30:01 PDT
KISS (Keep It Simple, Silly) Robot
KISS (Keep It Simple, Silly) Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kevin3260 This is my first instructable, so please bear with me. I am fifteen and I do the robotics competition FRC, Vex, and I mentor for two FLL teams. I designed this robot for 7-10 year olds beginning with the FLL competition to help them start with building and programming. Although I think this can help...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:59:33 PDT
wooden robotic hexapod
wooden robotic hexapod - More DIY How To Projects]]> protolabs Answering the question that probably came to your mind when you first saw this instructable: yes, this robot is completely made of wood, glue, and a motor (I ran out of time to add the motor, but I will add it). When I first thought of this idea, I thought there was little hope of bringing it about....
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 23:35:45 PDT
Arduino Based Four Legged Robot
Arduino Based Four Legged Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> vexedphoenix The name of our robot is FIER and here is a video of it saying hello to the world. In this instructable, I will try to show you the basic steps to making your own walking robot for the most bang for your buck.  You may be asking why did I use balsa wood as the body for the robot. The reason I ...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:47:20 PDT
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering)
Two Simple Robots With 1 DC Motor (No Soldering) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Zaphod Beetlebrox DC motors are great because they don't have polarity and they don't require any additional components (resistors, diodes) to operate, just hook them up to a battery and voila. The National Robotics Week Contest caught my attention,so I decided to see what sort of robots I could make without any sold...
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Sat, 14 Apr 2012 16:30:39 PDT
Vibrating Motors
Vibrating Motors - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo A vibrating motor is essentially a motor that is improperly balanced. In other words, there is an off-centered weight attached to the motor's rotational shaft that causes the motor to wobble. The amount of wobble can be changed by the amount of weight that you attach, the weight's distance from the ...
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Wed, 11 Apr 2012 07:59:08 PDT
Simple Bots Tools and Fasteners
Simple Bots Tools and Fasteners - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Simple Bots are a series of mechanical creatures made out of commonly available materials. Even if you have no prior experience building robots, you can quickly getting started building Simple Bots. To make Simple Bots, all you need are simple tools. Almost all of the tools we will use in the creat...
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 16:40:45 PDT
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot!
The Simplest, House Hold Objects, Robot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> tommythehill Hi there! I am 13 so I will be entering the Robot Contest for the 13-18 age group! This robot is the simplest thing I have ever made. It is intended for anyone who has very little experience with electronics. You'll learn how to use switches and motors! You won't need a whole bunch of parts from ele...
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Wed, 4 Apr 2012 16:45:28 PDT
Simple Walker Robot
Simple Walker Robot - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo Building a simple walking robot is really easy. Don't let the number of steps fool you into believing otherwise. This robot is basically made with a handful of household items and some simple electronics that you can easily pick up at Radioshack. In fact, this robot is entirely zip tied together, ...
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Mon, 2 Apr 2012 08:28:22 PDT
easy Knex quadruped walker
easy Knex quadruped walker - More DIY How To Projects]]> jbouffard Hi, this is my first instructable so i hope you like it! basically, this is a knex quadruped that walk. its very easy to make and that why i wanted to share it! part list i wont name them all but there are the images:) the main assembly do this 2 times. the motor assemble it to the mo...
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Fri, 29 Jul 2011 08:28:01 PDT
DIY Low Cost Arduino Mobile Development Platform
DIY Low Cost Arduino Mobile Development Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> scottdude93 I have wanted to build my own robot for awhile now. But after many tried and failed attempts, I was losing hope that may ever happen. I discovered that there wasn't a small, robust, super easy to add-on to, robot that was within my budget to get. After hours of research and many robot kits later, ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 22:15:45 PDT
Your First Robot Volume 2 zazenergy "Your First Robot Volume 2" gives you the complete step-by-step instructions for 12 different projects perfect for robotics enthusiasts getting started. Learn to make a light seeking robot, a Wii-powered robot, a butler robot and much more.  All projects come from, are written by o...
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Wed, 11 May 2011 15:41:00 PDT
LadyBot - More DIY How To Projects]]> smatt444 I did this project for my participation in the Duke of Ed Award, As I am only 16 I wanted to build a robot that was. 1. Object avoiding 2. Cheep 3. Fun to build 4. Looks good 5. And uses things from around my workshop (what workshop ???) And so my journey began. Equipment & Materials Equipment...
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Sun, 1 May 2011 19:01:41 PDT
very easy bristlebot!
very easy bristlebot! - More DIY How To Projects]]> chessman908 supplies What you will need: A toothbrush. A watch battery. A pager motor with its casing. Wire cutters. A small piece of foam tape. (double sided) First cut the head off the toothbrush with the wire cutters. (the toothbrush i used was made of some sort of soft plastic so the wire cutters wo...
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Wed, 20 Apr 2011 07:45:05 PDT