Designs for Marionette Control and Trick Stringing Designs for Marionette Control and Trick Stringing. Visit. Discover ideas about Theatre Props. Designs for Marionette Control and Trick Stringing. Theatre Props Toy Theatre Theatre Design Puppet Toy Theatre Theatre Design Marionette Puppet Puppets Fairy Tales For Kids Puppet Crafts Puppet Show Birdhouses Origami. Marionette "German" hand-control design The string goes from one hand up to the control through hole and then across and down through another hole to the other hand. This also allows you to tilt the control without moving the hands. I am not real sure why the wire hoops are used. It could be that it allows you to flip the hand over palm up.