1+2+3 Dizzy Robot

By Steve Hoefer

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Dizzy Robots are cute pocket-sized pals that dance around until they fall over. Just about anyone can build one — it only has 3 parts and requires no special skills.

1. Prepare the metal body.

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The metal body holds everything together and conducts power from the bottom of the battery up to the motor.

Trace the pattern shown at right, tape it to a thin piece of tin, and cut it out using tinsnips or heavy-duty scissors. Be careful, the edges and corners will be sharp!

Bend the square base of the body at a right angle, ...

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