In this instrucable I made a mousetrap car. It is exactly what it sounds like. A car powered by a mousetrap. You may want to make a mousetrap car because it is interesting to build. Now if you would like to build a mousetrap car, then here are the steps.
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Step 1: Materials and Equipment
1 Victor Mousetrap
6 BBQ Skewers
13 Zip Ties
Hot Glue Gun
7 pieces of Cardboard(different sizes)
Step 2: Wheels
Cut out 4 small squares of cardboard with a box cutter. Poke out holes in the middle of the squares with the skewers and glue it to the 4 CDs.
Step 3: Finished Wheels
Put the skewers inside the holes. Then put hot glue on both sides, so the wheels don’t come off.
Step 4: Body
Cut out a rectanglular shape out of cardboard. Get the Victor mousetrap and glue it on the middle or on the top.
Step 5: Body
Gets 2 skewers and the rectangle you just made. Put the skewers on the side of the cardboard.
Step 6: Body
Grab another skewer. Cut it until it evens out with the other 2 skewers.Hot glue both side.
Step 7: Body and Wheels
Cut 1 straw in half. Put the 2 straws on to a wheel. Cut another 2 squares on top of the straws. Then put the body on top as well.
Step 8: Mousetrap
Get a skewer and zip tie it to the mousetrap. If you want you can put it on the other side too.
Step 9: Skewers
Cut out a piece of string from the skewer and the wheels. Then duct tape it to the skewer.
Step 10: Conclusion
So this is how to build a mousetrap car. To power it you must get the strings and put it on the hook. Spin it however much times you want and let go. If you do make a mousetrap car, you will learn it is interesting to build. These are the steps to build a mousetrap car.