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Project by RallyRick posted 05-01-2010 06:07 AM 3095 views 20 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This took me quite a while to build. Much more difficult than it seemed it would be.





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John Steffen

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#1 posted 05-01-2010 06:18 AM

I haven’t even seen this work and I want to build one.

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 05-01-2010 06:51 AM

Looks like it should work well. Do you have plans to make a bigger marble tower?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Kindlingmaker

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#3 posted 05-01-2010 08:49 AM

Wow this is a great idea! Would love to see it in action! Great job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#4 posted 05-01-2010 05:00 PM

neat work…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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BarbS

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#5 posted 05-01-2010 05:22 PM

Does the handle crank turn smoothly? Neat idea!

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Jason

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#6 posted 05-01-2010 05:33 PM

I saw a video of a marble elevator, I believe on a scroll saw website, and it is awesome. It is on my “to build” list if I can ever get anything done.

I can’t find the original video I saw, but here is another quick one with a brief description:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSHXGBTlkxE

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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ike1

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#7 posted 05-02-2010 05:24 AM

Great project ! I can see that it might be more complicated than it may look like.

-- bob

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danr78

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#8 posted 05-02-2010 04:52 PM

nice work.
i saw one about a month ago here, http://scrollsawworkshop.blogspot.com/2008/10/marble-automation-machine.html (scroll about halfway down to find the video)
i can’t wait to make one (or five)

-- "There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out alll fear." 1 John 4: 18

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Jason

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#9 posted 05-02-2010 06:21 PM

Thanks Dan, that’s the video I had watched as well.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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