Useless Machines

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Project by ekpuz posted 01-04-2017 02:51 PM 1427 views 4 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I gave these away as Christmas presents. They are useless machines whose only function is to turn itself off. The basic design was from Make Magazine and I made the boxes from a mahogany board.

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#1 posted 01-04-2017 04:06 PM

I love it, where can I get the plans?

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#2 posted 01-04-2017 04:35 PM


-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's "opinion" on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#3 posted 01-04-2017 06:44 PM

I remember seeing these a long time ago and thought they were awesome. I would also be interested in plans if anyone comes across them… hint hint….

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#4 posted 01-04-2017 07:29 PM

For those interested in the plans, it looks like they are available online for free (I made mine from the article in the magazine, but the online plans look like they are the same). Here is the URL:

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#5 posted 01-04-2017 10:11 PM

They may be a useless machine but they look very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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