Construction details of  solid wood toy in Black Walnut and quarter sawn Red Oak.

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Construction details of  wooden toy marble machine

 in solid California Black Walnut , quarter sawn Red Oak., and Mahogany

60”L  x 30”W x 80”H

Professor Eberhart's
 Magical, Marvelous, Marble MechanismMarble Machine
Phase Two Construction 
Completed 11/05

Phase three will be installation of  electrical wiring and drive using the motor from a small portable electric screwdriver, with some photo electric and manual switches, and possibly some  fiber optics.

Phase Four will be installation of multiple marble tracks, mechanical gates, marble sorting devices, and mechanisms.
Construction details of  wooden toy marble machine
 in solid California Black Walnut , quarter sawn Red Oak., and Mahogany

Construction details of  wooden  toy in solid  California Black Walnut and quarter sawn Red Oak.
Construction details of  wooden  toy in solid  California Black Walnut and quarter sawn Red Oak.
Gluing snd clamping the inner and outer moldings for the semi-circular curved ends

Marble Machine

Phase One Construction

Completed 7/01/05

Marble Machine

Phase Two Construction

Completed 11/01/05

 

This version currently has dual marble elevators that will handle 2 inch and larger “art” style marbles, or multiple smaller  marbles with dual direction opening doors. Capstan with chain drive, counterweight, and an adjustable support structure has been installed. All components are easily removable to facilitate access, modification  and future design changes.

 

Phase three will be installation of  electrical wiring and drive using the motor from a small portable electric screwdriver, with some photo electric and manual switches, and possibly some  fiber optics.

 

Phase Four will be installation of multiple marble tracks, mechanical gates, marble sorting devices, and other mechanisms.