Henry Dagg made this giant metallic instrument, called the sharpsicord. A combination of music box and harp, you can program sounds into it by sticking pins into a giant metal drum. When the crank is turned, the barrels spins, and the pins cause individual strings to play. [via neatorama]

6 thoughts on “Sharpsicord like a giant music box

  1. i have this idea written on a paper for about 1 year. too bad i didn’t do it, cause it would of sounded less… like this.

  2. I had to laugh my (blank) off through the whole video. It looked like, a made for the movies, stereotypical well financed evil mad scientist testing his latest evil invention with his trusty sidekick Egor slaving over the crank. Ha Ha Ha…. Great stuff.

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