1+2+3 Dizzy Robot

By Steve Hoefer


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.


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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