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Skill Builder: Build a Wobbler

Skill Builder: Build a Wobbler

In the latest issue of MAKE, Volume 27, the always-awesome Howtoons project column shows you how to build a wobbly little walker using two servomotors and some plastic coat hanger hooks for eccentric wheegs. While this is not really a robot, it’s a fun project for teaching kids some bot basics, like the important robot-building technique of hacking servos for continuous rotation and using Tupperware as a bot body (very handy).

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Favorite How-To: Howtoons Pinwheels

The pinwheel is a classic toy that never gets old. All you need is a chopstick, a wine cork, a pushpin, and paper. Embellishments are all up to your personal style, from glitter to paper choice. Howtoons has a beautiful, graphic way of showing you how. Download the PDF Right click to save the PDF […]

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How-To: Howtoons Pinwheels

The pinwheel is a classic toy that never gets old. All you need is a chopstick, a wine cork, a pushpin, and paper. Embellishments are all up to your personal style, from glitter to paper choice. Howtoons have a beautiful, graphic way of showing you how. Download the PDF.

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Flashback: Howtoons Rola Bola

Flashback: Howtoons Rola Bola

Some of the best things in life are the simplest. Case in point: Howtoons’ Rola Bola project from MAKE Volume 08. The Rola Bola is essentially just 3 pieces of wood, some screws, and a PVC pipe that translate to hours of low-tech fun.

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