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Fingers Mk II Tap Eternally

Mechanical sculpter Nik Ramage, in collaboration with Laikingland, created Fingers Mk II, a kinetic sculpture of fingers drumming, driven by a DC motor and a pair of AA batteries (included). [via designboom]

10 thoughts on “Fingers Mk II Tap Eternally

  1. Thats not how I tap. Most of the time I have all my fingers in the air and I tap them down one at a time. Maybe its just me.

    I am sure that by a subtle re-arrangement of the cams this cam be made to do it like I do it – then it really would be something to annoy the hell out of my fellow cube dwellers.

  2. I think it might be even more fun as a hand-cranked automaton. Instead of tapping your own fingers you get to turn a handle to make those fingers tap. Much more satisfying, at least.

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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