Monday, May 2, 2016

Harmonograph


I used an Instructables project to build a harmonograph, which produces beautiful art using gravity and motion.



Right away I was able to create some interesting patterns.




The drawing arm that I made had too much lateral wobble. I later learned I need a universal drill stand, but I compensated for the messy hole by using 3D printed brackets to secure the arm and eliminate the wobble.


Immediately I was able to achieve much more clear and detailed designs. I used both a two pound weight as well as a two and five pound weight together.




This is another great low-tech project that allows for interesting explorations and resulting art. Build one yourself!

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