Over CNY spring cleaning, we dug up a dead cellphone and promptly gutted it.  There’s a pretty nifty vibrator motor inside:


Doesn’t this look like a carapace?


A small clothespeg was turned into a battery holder.  First, disassemble the clothespeg, and cut out two grooves:


Glue a short piece of wire into the groove, and make a little paperclip-like bend at the end.  Then reassemble the clip.  The springy bendy ends will pinch a little button cell nicely (instant battery holder!)


Wire it up to the motor, and superglue the whole thing to the back of the shell:


Add a few more wires for decoration, then clip on a battery:


A little vibroroach!


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