In this instructable, I will show you how you can take some easily available materials and combine them to make a DIY rotary tool! So lets get started.
Step 1: Materials
This is a very easy project and does not require a lot of materials. The materials required are:
A 12V DC motor
A DC jack
And a drill chuck
All the materials required can be bought from Amazon.com
Step 2: Connections
Connect the motor, switch and the DC jack together, you can refer the images for this. The connections are as follows:
DC Jack + to Switch to Motor
DC jack - to Motor
Step 3: Enclosure
You can make the enclosure in many ways. Here's how I made mine. I used a plastic tube and drilled two holes, one for the motor and one for the switch.
Step 4: Finishing
Put the motor in the enclosure and secure the switch in place. put the chuck on and its done. you just made your own rotary tool. This is compatible with all dremel attachments. Have fun building yours!
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