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Let’s Go Sailing Automaton

Being inspired by these AMAZING DESIGNS by Wanda Sowry, I decided to design my own automaton with a sailing theme.¬†My first version was a failure. It was overly complicated and had too many gears. So I wrote it off as … Continue reading

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Katz & Maus Automata

Poking around on the internet one day, I found this clever Cat and Mouse Automata from Germany, and decided to try and build it. The plans are available free for download too! I think it’s cheating to use a laser … Continue reading

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Wooden Rings

Recently I tried making some rings as a present for someone special. I found an interesting article¬†about making segmented rings without a lathe, so I decided to give it a shot. To get started I bought some 1/8″ inch thick … Continue reading

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