Lever, Slide or Pivot mechanism – Elements of Pop-up

The lever I chose to use:

Next I constructed the lever:

Here I incorporated a switch:

[I’m going to decorate the yellow paper so the conductive material doesn’t look so out of place – I will post an updated image soon.]


4×4 paper switch

card stock paper
conductive thread
conductive fabric
scotch tape
1 5050 SMD LED

description: when both arms are pressed down flat , the eye lights up!

Here is a video showing how it works: