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Daughter's Science project - Rube Goldberg

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Howdy,

This is my daughter’s science project. We worked on it together. It’s not a masterpiece of woodworking but it sure is fun. The entire concept is hers. I helped with a few of the triggers.

Every piece of wood was reclaimed.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OUKR8GNCvGA

-- Thanks for all the lessons!





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-21-2013 03:30 AM

Very cool Mark

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 01-21-2013 03:33 AM

I like it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Eric in central Florida

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#3 posted 01-21-2013 03:51 AM

Nice job Mark.
Bet Victoria gets a high grade !

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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lanwater

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#4 posted 01-21-2013 04:29 AM

You got a scientist in the house!

It’s always fun to do science projects with the kids; I always enjoy it.
I bet you did too.

good job, both of you.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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shipwright

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#5 posted 01-21-2013 04:42 AM

The Material ….. inexpensive.
The Project …... of high worth.
The Dog …..... Priceless!!

Looks like a lot of family fun Mark.
Congrats to all three of you.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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#6 posted 01-21-2013 05:00 AM

Sure seems like a lot of fun Mark, great job pal.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#7 posted 01-21-2013 12:14 PM

Hey guys! We had a blast. The whole thing is being donated to her instructor. I’m really happy about that. Otherwise, we’d have a box of stuff we wouldn’t have the heart to part with but no place to put it.

Thanks for the kind comments. We thought you might enjoy the machine.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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BusterB

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#8 posted 01-21-2013 01:01 PM

Looks…very scientifical….Mark. Good job sir and an excellent way to spend quality time with your daughter.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#9 posted 01-21-2013 03:05 PM

That’s the point of this project – fun for everybody!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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GrandpaLen

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#10 posted 01-21-2013 04:18 PM

Well done Victoria.

A woodworking project with a purpose other than sitting around looking pretty while waiting to be dusted off occasionally.

...and Kudos for letting your Dad help, it always makes us Dads feel needed.:-)

Invent Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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Mip

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#11 posted 01-21-2013 05:24 PM

That is pretty cool, and , of course, it wouldn’t have worked without the dog, the star of the show. Good job, Victoria.

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MarkTheFiddler

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#12 posted 01-22-2013 12:18 AM

I read all these posts to my daughter. She can’t stop smiling. Thank you guys for the encouraging words!

I predict that we will have another lumberjock in the family!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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Jim Jakosh

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#13 posted 01-24-2013 11:18 PM

That is really cool, Mark. It is nice to work with your kids on things like that!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#14 posted 02-08-2014 03:05 AM

very cool

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#15 posted 02-09-2014 03:22 AM

Bravo! Encore! (standing ovation). All kids are priceless, smart kids doubly so.

-- What's a vibrant young guy like me doing in a broken down old body like this?

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