Make Whirly Brushbots from Toothbrushes

Make Whirly Brushbots from Toothbrushes

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JnjOb4Qu0k?rel=0&showinfo=0&w=600&h=367

Using little more than a vibrating motor and the snipped-off head of a toothbrush, you can make these colorful brushbots. Check out this video tutorial to learn how to do this quick and fun project. You can buy the kit in the Maker Shed, and learn how to put it together on Make: Projects!

Download the m4v video directly, or watch it on YouTube.

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  1. Making Monday: Toothbrush Robots - RovingFiddlehead KidLit says:

    […] poster from her Bristlebot program. Handy for anybody, but especially large groups. The video from Make is very clear. The basic ingredients […]

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In addition to being an online editor for MAKE Magazine, Michael Colombo works in fabrication, electronics, sound design, music production and performance (Yes. All that.) In the past he has also been a childrens' educator and entertainer, and holds a Masters degree from NYU's Interactive Telecommunications Program.

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