Dec 102013
 
Four Cable Machine Draws Elaborate Art In Sand

David Bynoe constructed this cable driven drawing machine for the Telus Spark Science Centre in Calgary, Alberta.

The impressive drawing machine is comprised of four cables in the shape of an ‘X’ with four motors to manipulate a large metal ball in the center. Using a special computer, elaborate and intricate art can be formed by dragging the metal ball in sand. 

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