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Make: 3D Printing Projects by Caleb Cotter, Steven Bolin, Nick Ernst, Brian Roe, John Baichtal, John Edgar Park, Rick Winscot, James Floyd Kelly, Brook Drumm

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Chapter 4. BubbleBot

by John Baichtal

The BubbleBot is a robot that makes bubbles! Also known as a “bubble machine” to those content simply to buy them, the BubbleBot is cooler because you make it yourself!

This project uses a 3D printer to output a circular bubble wand that is rotated through a bath of sudsy solution, providing an unending stream of glistening bubbles at yard parties and other outdoor events.

The BubbleBot even improves on most commercial bubble machines, giving you multiple customizable speed settings for three different default bubble styles. But the fun doesn’t stop there! Thanks to desktop manfacturing, a few parts, and a little bit of code you ...

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