AUTOPLAY
Make A Vibrating Hobby Motor (1st - 8th)
7 steps
Hello!
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
1. 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.
2. 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!
3. 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!
4. 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.
5. 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
6. 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
7. Test motor by inserting the wires under battery holders on each end. Reverse wires to spin other way
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Thanks!