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ZOMBIE INCHWORM

by arjun_littleBits

Published on October 5, 2016

You'll need: The Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd Edition!

Scare your friends with this BLE conrolled inchworm, made with the new Gizmos & Gadgets Kit, 2nd Edition! Creepy, crawling, and filled with googly eyes, this mutant creature is sure to scare away trick or treaters. 

Submit this invention to our Hack Halloween challenge!

How To Make It

STEP 1 :

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BUILD YOUR CIRCUIT.

STEP 2 :

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PRESS THE SERVO HUB ONTO THE SERVO.

STEP 3 :

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ATTACH YOUR CIRCUIT TO THE INCHWORM TEMPLATE.

STEP 4 :

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ATTACH THE BATTERY TO THE TEMPLATE.

STEP 5 :

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ATTACH THE SERVO TO THE TEMPLATE WHERE INDICATED.

STEP 6 :

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GIVE YOUR INCHWORM SOME MUSCLES. Cut a piece of string the same length as the Inchworm template.

STEP 7 :

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TIE THE STRING TO THE SERVO HUB.

STEP 8 :

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THREAD THE FREE ENDS OF THE STRING THROUGH THE TWO SMALL HOLES ON THE INCHWORM TEMPLATE.

STEP 9 :

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FOLD THE TEMPLATE, AND PULL THE STRINGS UP.

STEP 10 :

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TIE THE STRINGS IN PLACE WITH A DOUBLE KNOT. This will keep the template in an “A” shape.

STEP 11 :

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POWER ON YOUR CIRCUIT.

STEP 12 :

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DECORATE YOUR INCHWORM Use paint, crafts, or whatever you can find to make you inchworm CREEPY. Be sure to use light materials as to not weigh down the inchworm.

STEP 13 :

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START INCHING. Activating the control on your smart device should make your Inchworm open and close; letting it move around on its own!

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