Introduction: How to Make a Usb Fan

items need:
1. hobby motor
2. a cd
3.  hot glue gun
4. an elmers glue stick
5. a usb cable
6. scissors
7. wire strippers
8. tape
9. a hobby motor gear
10. a fan ( i cut one out of plastic)

Step 1: Step 1

cut off the head of the usb cable that doesn't plug into the computer. then strip the outermost shell from the cable revealing the inner wires. locate the red and black wires and discard the rest. strip the red and black wires. 

Step 2: Step 2

twist the red (+) wire and black (-) wire togather with the corresponding wires on the moter and tape each wire.

Step 3: Step 3

using hot glue glue the elmer glue stick to the center of the cd.

Step 4: Step 4

slide the gear over the spindle of the motor using glue here is optional.

Step 5: The Fan

using a circular piece of plastic no bigger than three inches make eight cuts towards the center. you should have eight triangular pieces connected to each other slightly twist each piece in one direction to space out the edges.

Step 6: Step 6

glue the fan to the center of the gear.

Step 7: Step 7

glue the motor to the top of the glue stick.

Step 8: Final Step

plug it in!!!!

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