Desk drawer junk motor on BBTV

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Desk drawer junk motor on BBTV

On today’s Boing Boing TV, MAKE Editor-in-Chief Mark Frauenfelder shows how to make a simple electric motor out of stuff you probably have in your desk drawer. This is the same project that was in the premier Howtoons column in MAKE Volume 01.

Mark’s Motor/EcoNouveau Fashion on BBTV – Link

From the pages of MAKE:
Motormouth. Make a simple motor in minutes. From the column Howtoons. Read this article in MAKE: 01: Make Premiere, Page 172. To get MAKE, subscribe or purchase single volumes. Subscribers–read this article now in your digital edition!

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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