Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)



  • I’m posting this like to inspire anyone who has a musical flair. It’s like our solar ball bearing gizmo… on steroids!


  • Metal

    Ive seen this video several times before and the engineering involved is simply jaw-dropping… I’d love to be involved in building something like this at the space but I wouldn’t even know where to start!!!



  • The musician playing the machine is making it work. Just cranking the handle is only half the performance.



  • He has a ton of videos of building the component modules and the prototypes that lead to this… Very interesting stuff.



  • Now that I think about it, some kind of hand-crank-marble-drop-music-player could be a nice display for the makerspace table.



  • Thanks for posting this.


  • Design Lab

    Lets start with a small one that drops just one musical kibble for @Lucy. She can run it all day!


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