This is the project page for Carter's Young Maker Project, the Lego Tank. His goal is to have fun making the following:
  • create a motorized tank with a lego body
  • control the tank with a wireless remote control
  • add special effects
  • add 1st person video

The Maker

The creative inspiration for the project comes from Carter Fong, a 10yr old boy with a inquisitive nature. He designs and builds nearly everything with the exception of his dad who takes care of the soldering, programming, and technical aspects of the electronics.

Parts List


  • precision screwdrivers
  • drill with a variety of drill bits
  • soldering tools


The Sketches

The Lego Tank