How-To: Gakken Inchworm string-crawling hack

How-To: Gakken Inchworm string-crawling hack

Bagleemo shows us how to modify the Gakken Mechamo Inchworm to make it crawl upside down along a string with some wire coat hangers and rubber bands. He dropped a comment about it on our Inchworm build. Nice work!

In the Maker Shed:


The Gakken Mechamo Inchworm kit is available through the Maker Shed.

2 thoughts on “How-To: Gakken Inchworm string-crawling hack

  1. Lightnin says:

    Turns out you can use hooks to hold onto the line as well – makes it a bit easier to switch from floor crawling to line crawling. :) I’ll update the instructable soon.

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