How to Make a Toy Rowing Boat

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Intro: How to Make a Toy Rowing Boat

Here is an easy way to make your own toy rowing boat. A very simple mechanical structure powered by a DC motor and two batteries are shown to make the rowing boat. It really can float and run on water.

Step 1: Step-by-Step Video Instruction:

Step 2: Components/Part Necessary:

1> 1-inch thick Thermocol / Styrofoam
2> 00 sand paper
3> Card board
4> One 3V DC motor
5> One small switch
6> One pulley for the motor
7> Rubber band
8> One big plastic pulley, or you can make your own as shown in the video
9> Iron wires,
10> AAA battery holder.
11> Two AA battery
12> Tools like knife, pliers, soldering iron, aluminum sheet to make clamps and plastic sheet to make the row fins.

Step 3: Mechanical Dimensions:

Step 4: Schematic: Motor and Switch Connection

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    kseveright

    2 years ago

    how will the AA batteries fit in the AAA holder

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    TejasP13

    2 years ago

    fadu.....zalim he baao

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    TejasP13

    2 years ago

    this project are faduuuuu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    TejasP13

    2 years ago

    this project are faduuuuu!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    sanneelh

    3 years ago

    This project sounds very interesting and exciting to make! :)

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    Very unique power system for a toy boat! I really like all the concepts it explores; electricity, mechanics, etc. Great idea!

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    seamster

    3 years ago on Introduction

    Very cool project!

    The rowing action is appears very nice and smooth in the video. Excellent work!

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    Creeper3465

    3 years ago on Introduction

    You sir, have earned yourself a subscriber on Youtube. Great Instructable and great Youtube channel.

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    dmwatkins

    3 years ago

    This is excellent! Many electrical and mechanical concepts that kids can learn from this! Well done!

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