This creepy leg-waving giant spider prop is based on Village Haunts’ Spider-Wiper, which we covered back in 2006. I really like the close-up of the drive mechanism at 0:12 or so. Here’s what it looks like with the skin on.

Make: Halloween Contest 2009

halloween 09 Giant wriggley spider driven by windshield wiper motor

Microchip Technology Inc. and MAKE have teamed up to present to you the Make: Halloween Contest 2009! Show us your embedded microcontroller Halloween projects and you could be chosen as a winner.

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


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