How a Wind Up Music Box Works

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Bill reveals the engineering inside a toy music box. He describes how the comb is mass manufactured, details the spring, gears and governor that drive the box, and shares some history of early music boxes. Outtakes are included at the end of the video.

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28 thoughts on “How a Wind Up Music Box Works”

  1. I wasn't born in the era of music boxes, but the few I've had contact with growing up filled me with an indescribable joy.

    This video mad me very nostalgic.

  2. Hello Sir,
    Very good informative videos .. I wish you could explain about the kinetic sculpture made of wind up power mechanism same as this musical box mechanism , as it is now trending in the market, for example David C Roy's kinetic sculptures.

    https://youtu.be/MC0s2m80Gco

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