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  1. Project Showcase
    I saw a picture of marble machine years ago and I finally got around to trying to make my own. I seriously had doubts about getting it working; so I didn’t want to invest money in nice wood. Therefore, besides the dowels, everything you see was made from a scrap 2×4. As expected, it was a...
  2. Project Showcase
    This box (Marble Machine) produces silly sounds… Put a bering ball on the red chute, it rolls down a carrousel chute which swings the ball to one of the 15 holes leading to different items to produce the sounds. The items are a door bell (on the red door!), clock gong (the black spiral thing)...
  3. Project Showcase
    Specs: Dimensions: 150 cm (60 inch) X 58 cm (23 inch) X 98 cm (39 inch) Building time: 143 hours Number of lifters: 3 (driven by a 24 volts motor) Number of marbles: around 60 Number of paths: 9 Total track length: Coming soon Tools used (electric) Cross cutter Circular saw Scroll...
  4. Project Showcase
    This is one of my self builded marble runs, this one has a dosing mechanism that release a marble every 3 seconds. This system is based on the marble run plans from Forest Street Designs. The marble run has 8 paths filled up with woodblocks, chimes, bells, nails that make sound. Please watch...
  5. Design & Plans
    For several years now, I've wanted to build a marble machine. I've seen so many amazing and creative ones on YouTube and elsewhere. I'd like to eventually design my own but, to start out, I'd love to find some plans for a handful of different ones. Via Google, I located this one, which I am...
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    I make a Marble Machine with marble elevatoe for Maron, a son of a customer of my web site. It's made from wood and some metal parts (funnel, elevating spiral, screws, etc) It has a spiral elevator based on archimedes screw that brings the marbles up to the top, then the marbles roll down via 10...
  7. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello After receiving a link tip from RPKnikker i'm here to show my marble machines: I have made a Marble Theater, there is a wheel lifting system insite that transport the marbles to the top, it's driven by a crank. You can choose 5 different programs by sliding the green lever. This...
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