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January 19, 2015 AT 3:00 pm

Make Your Own String Fountain

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Make your own String Foundtain. via instructables user Salvagione.

The challenge, how does one present 50’s synchronized swimming, or water works like the Bellagio fountain in Las Vegas, without water. Pushing string with a motor is not a new idea. Adding servo motors and a microcontroller to create automated and interactive installation is what I was looking to do during my residency at Autodesk’s new facility on Pier 9.

This Instructable goes through the assembly of one of my 1/4 scale string fountains. The second image above is 6 string fountains arraigned in a circle moving string though the air.

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