Marble Tower

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Project by Woodcanuck posted 09-10-2010 05:27 PM 4759 views 24 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been a long haul getting this project done, I’ve blogged about the progress and done a few videos on my own blog if you want to see the whole process.

I started this at least a year ago, shelved it more than once for technical and creative reasons, but as of last night, it’s done!!!

My latest blog entry has a couple of videos of it in action if you want to hear the noise this things makes…my ears are still ringing.

-- Ian - Life's a game, if you don't play, you can't win.

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#1 posted 09-10-2010 05:36 PM

What a beautiful marble machine

I like the concept

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#2 posted 09-10-2010 05:36 PM

Awesome work Ian. I love marble runs!

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#3 posted 09-10-2010 05:58 PM


-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#4 posted 09-10-2010 06:19 PM

Wow that is very cool. Looks like you spent a ton of time designing that. Great work!

-- - Eric Noblesville, IN

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#5 posted 09-10-2010 06:21 PM

Real nice job

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 09-10-2010 06:59 PM

That’s fantastic! Thanks for the good videos of the different pieces.

-- Big John's Woodshed - Farmington, IL

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#7 posted 09-10-2010 07:28 PM

That is great. Thanks for posting it.

-- Alan, Prince George

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#8 posted 09-10-2010 07:37 PM

Neat! I’m gonna watch the video.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#9 posted 09-10-2010 07:43 PM

Wonderful! There’s going to be many hours of enjoyment to be had from your creation.

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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#10 posted 09-10-2010 07:44 PM

It’s fantastic!
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#11 posted 09-10-2010 07:47 PM

Nice work!! Marble towers are one of my favorites.

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

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#12 posted 09-10-2010 10:46 PM

Very cool looking, great workmanship.

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#13 posted 09-10-2010 11:01 PM

Looks like fun! Great Job.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 09-11-2010 04:59 AM

Great looking project. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#15 posted 09-11-2010 08:42 PM

Great work

-- Dreaming patterns

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