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)...
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)
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...
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...
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.