Puffin automata

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Project by Wanda Sowry posted 05-14-2011 04:08 PM 3486 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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#1 posted 05-14-2011 04:10 PM

Too cool :^)))

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#2 posted 05-14-2011 04:23 PM

you are so right
and talented too

thank you
for sharing

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#3 posted 05-14-2011 04:24 PM

Love your stuff!!


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#4 posted 05-14-2011 04:36 PM

Wanda they are great

I love wee Puffins


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#5 posted 05-14-2011 05:04 PM

This is very cute. My wife LOVES penguins and their cousin, the PUFFIN!

I like that you left the mechanism exposed as part of the motion. 2 shows for the price of one!
The “rocks” are very realistic.

Great project!

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#6 posted 05-14-2011 05:12 PM

Somehow, it reminded me of my ex-wife’s kids….. “nuh-un” yeah-hun” nuh-un” “yeah-hun”.... although this is much cuter. Great work and Puffins finally getting some recognition.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#7 posted 05-14-2011 08:56 PM

Mr. Puffin and his lovely wife while discussing the purchase of a new table saw…:-)

-- Antonio

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#8 posted 05-14-2011 08:58 PM

This is so fantastic! I’ve watched it four times now:)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#9 posted 05-14-2011 10:14 PM

This is wonderful. You must enjoy making these automata and I don’t blame you because they have always fascinated me.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 05-15-2011 02:27 AM

awesome! I think I like this one the best

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#11 posted 05-15-2011 11:59 AM

Wow! What genius. Love it! More More More …

-- Ed "Real happiness is one that you share."

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#12 posted 05-15-2011 04:28 PM

I agree with everyone. This is great!

-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!

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