My grandson starts kindergarten this fall and the school he will be going to has a student Marimba band. My daughter asked if I could build a Marimba after looking around and finding pictures of one. I told her I would give it a try. I like the...
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I finally finished the boom and got everything installed. The linkage for the Hydraulic cylinders on the outer two boom sections would need to be redesigned if it actually had to work but it gives the illusion it is working. That is what counts o...
Hydraulics-I have a 4 yr old grandson not only uses the word but knows what they do. So this boom is going to need hydraulic cylinders. I did find on my camera a picture of the boom assembled and somewhat upright and extended. No place to exte...
It’s time to get serious and finish this. The boom will make or break this build. I drew this up on Sketchup and animated it everything bends properly and seems to have the clearance needed. The boom is a little complex The first three s...
About the end of August I decided I had better get started on building something or would have nothing for Christmas. I started the layout and cutting material for the build. I had resawed a bunch of maple for drawers on my toolbox build so had ...