Tube Man




About: I enjoy taking a pile of junk and making something unusual out of it. I like wheeled vehicles, and currently own two motorcycles, two electric bikes that I've built, and an electric scooter pushed by a soc...

Tube Man is an art toy made from left over parts of a previous instructable:

He consists of 8 vacuum tubes salvaged from an ancient television, plastic wobble eyes from a craft store, a cap from a WD-40 can, an empty plastic wire spool, and lots and lots of hot glue.

Tube Man's primary role is that of entertainment, however when he's not entertaining, he is always hard at work.  Whether  monitoring a wireless access point, checking on the printer, monitoring a keyboard, or waiting for a phone call -- Tube Man is always ready.  

His arms never get tired.

His mind never wanders.

His eyes never close.

He is always on the job. 

He is................TUBE MAN!!



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    4 Discussions


    5 years ago on Introduction

    Wow I love this! He is awesome with his big eyes! I have a bunch of those vacuum tubes too - with no use for me at all...hmmm...

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    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

    You should make yourself a tube-person! Tube man lived in my study for a while, then I gave him to a friend and now he lives in a newspaper office in Dallas. Tube man get's around.... Thanks for your comment!