How toMake A Vibrating Hobby Motor (1st - 8th)
7 steps
What you’ll need
Hobby Motor
Cut into 3/4” slices
Bicycle Innertube - 1” - 1.5” Diameter
1” to 2” piece
Glue Stick
Shears
Electrical Tape
Add a glue stick to a hobby motor and make it vibrate! Perfect for kinetic sculptures and tinkering
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Cut 1” - 2” off of a “mini” glue stick with heavy shears.
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Push motor into the glue stick - place on table & push shaft in. Push in end for more vibration!
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Twist the end of wires if they’re frayed!
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Wrap wires with electrical tape where they contact motor to keep them from breaking off.
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Cut a battery holder from a used bicycle innertube. Cut off 1/4” to 1/2”. Don’t use road bike tube
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Test motor by inserting the wires under battery holders on each end. Reverse wires to spin other way
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