Pet Can

Introduction: Pet Can

ever felt that a pet would really brighten up your life but don’t want any of the standard problems, like feeding it or taking it for walks. well that soda can sitting in the fridge might just be your next best friend.

every time you roll this guy away from you he'll come rolling back to your hand

all you need to start that life long friendship is the following

- soda can
- rubber band (cannot be as long as the can)
- AA battery
- tape
- some staples
- imagination (optional)

Step 1: Piercing the Can

the first step to bringing your can to life is to pierce three holes in either end (shown below) the tab may have to be removed.

Step 2: Attaching the Battery

now its time for the battery to come in to play, you don't actually need a battery any reasonable weight will do but AA batteries are the perfect size.

make sure the battery is only attached to one layer of the rubber band and not both layers.

Step 3: Load the Rubber Band

this is the most difficult part of the making proses as you have to put the battery and rubber band in to the can via the opening on the top and then pull the two ends of the rubber band through the middle hole you made in the sides of the can

Step 4: Using Staples

once you have both ends of the rubber band you need to slip the staples in between them and the can do this by slotting the two prongs of the staple in to the two holes on either side of the hole the rubber band is threaded through

Step 5: How to Use

to play with your pet can just roll it away and it will come rolling back to you

(roll on level carpet for the best results)

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    5 Discussions


    9 years ago on Introduction

    I like it!
    Your I'ble deserves more views and a high ranking in the contest. Good luck!

    I love it! 5 stars. Maybe you can decorate the little guy(or gal). But then again i guess that depends on yourself if you have pursued the non imaginative way of life or chose to enrich your life and those around you,(even though they think your a nut because you have an imagination).=)


    9 years ago on Introduction

    I love the way you did your artwork!
    Very different from the rest of the instructables.


    9 years ago on Introduction

    This is great! But -- how do you teach it to "Stay" after you've rolled it? Does it keep coming back because it wants treats?