posted on Jan, 20 2006 @ 12:27 PM
googling works well for this subject.
USE DC POWER NOT AC
All you need in insulated wire, baterry, and metal rod (of some sort).
Attatch one wire to POSitive, one to NEgative.
Then simply start coiling the POS wire around one end of the metal rod, then the NEGative around the other end. The two wires should coil through
each other, but no metal should touch another wire, or the metal directly. >>> That's it.
The pull of electrons between the two wires, POS and NEG induce the magnetism in the object which mediates the two wires, in this case the metal
IF you use AC you can severly injur your self or get electricuted, so don't use something other than batteries for power/.