Knex Ball Machine - Project Dizzy.

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Introduction: Knex Ball Machine - Project Dizzy.

This is an instructable on how to make my most recent ball machine, project dizzy. if you get stuck just ask me in a comment and i will do my best to help you. ALSO, PLEASE RATE THE SLIDESHOW 5* BECAUSE I ENTERD IT IN THE TOY CHALLENGE, NOT THIS ONE. let me know what you think!

video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkGMpyLR7JY&feature=channel_video_title

Step 1: The Tower Part 1

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view
pic 3: another view
pic 4: another view
pic 5: make this
pic 6: another view
pic 7: add it to the base
pic 8: anothe view
pic 9: add the next section
pic 10: another view
pic 11: add this
pic 12: add the next section
pic 13: another view
pic 14: another view
pic 15: add these
pic 16: another view
pic 17: 3 sets of chains, 13 each
pic 18: another view

Step 2: The Exit and Entrance Paths

pic 1: make this
pic 2: make this
pic 3: another view
pic 4: another view
pic 5: add these
pic 6: add this
pic 7: add this

Step 3: The Tower Part 2

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view

Step 4: The Tower Part 3

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view

Step 5: The Tower Part 4

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view
pic 3: another view

Step 6: The Tower Part 5

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view
pic 3: another view

Step 7: The Tower Part 6

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view
pic 3: another view

Step 8: The Tower Part 7

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view
pic 3: another view

Step 9: The Tilted Base

pic 1: make this
pic 2: add a band (wrap it a few times)
pic 3: add a band (wrap it a few times)
pic 4: add these

Step 10: Assembly So Far

pic 1:add the 4th part of the tower to the base
pic 2: another view
pic 3: another view
pic 4: add the 5th part of the tower to the base
pic 5: another view
pic 6: another view
pic 7: add the 6th part of the tower to the base
pic 8: another view
pic 9: another view
pic 10: add the 7th part of the tower to the base
pic 11: another view
pic 12: another view
pic 13: add the tilted base
pic 14: connect like this
pic 15: connect like this
pic 16: connect like this
pic 17: connect like this
pic 18: make sure this is above the blue rod


Step 11: The Path Changer

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view

Step 12: The Path Changer Path

pic 1: make this

Step 13: Inside Paths

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view
pic 3: make 4 of these
pic 4: another view
pic 5: make this
pic 6: another view

Step 14: Outside Paths

pic 1: make this
pic 2: another view
pic 3: another view
pic 4: make this
pic 5: another view
pic 6: another view
pic 7: another view
pic 8: another view
pic 9: another view
pic 10: another view
pic 11: another view
pic 12: another view

Step 15: Final Assembly

pic 1: attach the exit path to the main tower
pic 2: attach the entrance path to the main tower
pic 3: attach the path changer path
pic 4: add this
pic 5: add this
pic 6: add this
pic 7: add this
pic 8: add this
pic 9: add this
pic 10: add the path changer
pic 11: add the top of the tower
pic 12: add this
pic 13: connect the outer path
pic 14: another view
pic 15: another view
pic 16: another view
pic 17: another view
pic 18: another view
pic 19: another view

Step 16: Your Done!

Thank you for building my ball machine! please comment, rate and subscribe!

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    171 Comments

    Great instructions for a ball machine!

    I had so much fun building it. But, very time consuming

    do! =D

    Just waiting for the Ebay items that I won or brought taking for ever.

    1 reply

    Were did you get the cage window thing on photo 15?

    9 replies

    came with a knex tower kit =D

    Is there replacement for it because i don't have the pieces.

    lol, you dont even need the parts, their just for looks =D

    Ok thanks man "phew"

    nothing really, you? :)

    No prob