Piddle-paddle Machine

A while back I came up with what I call a piddle-paddle toy which is simply a paddle with a rubber ball tied to it by a string. You swing the paddle back and forth to bounce the ball on both sides of the paddle. Quite entertaining. Anyway, as I often do, I wanted to automate the toy with a motor. It doesn't have a microprocessor but it is mechanical in nature and carries out a complex movement. Built it mostly for it's entertainment value. Hope you are entertained.


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Simplre but entertaining :slight_smile:

Thanks. I don’t know what it is about oscillating motion that keeps my attention. Guess it is the musical quality or something.

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“Piddle paddle / Metronome” :smiley: