Back and Forth Wooden Marble Run

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It can be funny how the simplest forms of entertainment will occupy extensive amounts of time, especially for children. Both Spencer and I remember how we could spend hours playing with even the most basic marble runs while growing up. We would race marbles against our friends, send them along down the wooden track in an unending train, and even change up the timing and rhythm of the drops. Down, down, down, the rainbow of marbles would go; back and forth, back and forth. Even the simplest of tracks would entertain us. While talking with friends they said much the same thing. So this fascination with marble runs is what spurred this wood project.

Materials: Unfinished poplar and mahogany.

Dimensions: H=13″ L=14.5″ W=6.75″

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