Twitter Box – Prototype project

Thu, 14 Jul 2011

I've been putting together a twitter box. Shake the box and it twitters. I'm planning to put my twitter address on the side and release it as a freebie. 

The box has two small, and therefore high pitched, pipes opposing each other. Inside the box is a piston with a coin weight in the middle. Shake the box back and forth and the piston moves forcing air out of each pipe in turn. They are tuned slightly differently, the result is a satisfying warbling tweet. Twitter box! 

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Comments (3)

  • frankenpaper July 15, 2011 at 1:46 am

    That is so darn cleaver!

    That is so darn cleaver!

    • Anonymous July 15, 2011 at 3:55 am

      You have a nice collection of

      You have a nice collection of acoustic engineering – each paper model is unique from the other…

  • William Hornbaker July 15, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    Unlike the Curious Cuckoo

    Unlike the Curious Cuckoo Whistle which has to be blown into this one is hand held and sounds off with a few shakes.

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