Programmable Musical Pig


A robust steel pig with 56 arcade buttons that trigger interchangeable banks of audio samples.

Interesting how similar the final product is to the original concept drawing, created late one night in December 2010...



The project generated unusually few sketches before materials were ordered



Slightly rusty second hand 50 litre compressor



Some minimal CAD twiddling, mostly to decide colour combinations of arcade buttons



Steel sheet being rolled for the side access panels



Arcade buttons inserted, curly tail on table in background, created by rolling rod around tube on lathe



Pig on kitchen table, with ping pong ball eyes and temporary cardboard ears



Nitromors turning original compressor paint into slime



Pig during Tim Burton / Mad Max stage



Primer



Finished! With carry handle!











Pig with the band here


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