I was cleaning out the garage (it’s a disaster!) and in the mess inspiration struck. It’s Summer and I have two little girls. This is my Bubble Bot. Size of bubbles is controlled by timing of servo.

Parts List:
(1) RBBB (Arduino clone) from Modern Device,
(1) Cheap Servo,
(mix) Erector set parts for mechanism,
(1) 2 wire fan from computer case,
(1) 12 volt power supply from Goodwill,
(mix) wood scraps,
(1) Dollar Store fake Tupperware bowl for suds,
(2) Plumbing scraps- a 45, and a T around 2.5″,
(1) The orange ring is off of a broken hand help bubble wand from the dollar store.

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John Baichtal

John Baichtal

My interests include writing, electronics, RPGs, scifi, hackers & hackerspaces, 3D printing, building sets & toys. @johnbaichtal nerdage.net

  • http://twitter.com/southofseattle Rob Miles

    Sorry I didn’t document the build a little better. If you have any questions let me know. southofseattle on twitter. Thanks for posting it! Rob

    • http://twitter.com/dalepd Dale Dougherty


      Please consider documenting the project on Make:Projects (http://www.makeprojects.com).   It’s fascinating.   

      • Michael Meneghetti

        Agreed. Very cool take on Bubble Robotics. Much cleaner than other versions. Would be great to see it at Maker Faire Bay Area.