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Pirates of Penzance automaton


-- Wanda Sowry Automata Maker www.wandasowry.com





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 859 days ago

Wanda, I love these automatons that you build. You are so skilled at it. Thanks for posting this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 859 days ago

Very cool

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Mark A. DeCou

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#3 posted 859 days ago

this is crazy cool. I love that monkey.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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jjw5858

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#4 posted 859 days ago

This is great work, very inspiring! Thanks for sharing it.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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stefang

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#5 posted 859 days ago

I think this one is your best yet Wanda (what do I know? I just like pirates and sword fighting). I loved every part of this one. The woman with the monkey was very arty and the whole think was just wonderful. Thanks for sharing it with us.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Roger

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#6 posted 859 days ago

shiver me timbers, that’s awesome!!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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patron

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#7 posted 859 days ago

way cool wanda

your work is wonderful

the engineering is really sweet

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Tokolosi

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#8 posted 859 days ago

This is amazing! The design, the carving, the engineering, the execution! Wow!

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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MasterSergeant

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#9 posted 859 days ago

Awesomely cool!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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mpounders

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#10 posted 859 days ago

Yaaaaarrrrrrr!!!!!! Ye be amazing! Always something new….I have to watch multiple times to take it all in and try to figure out your mechanisms…...still figuring on this one!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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vakman

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#11 posted 859 days ago

This is the very model of a modern made automaton!

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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Philip

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#12 posted 859 days ago

Very nice job. Impressive automation.

-- If you can dream it, I can do it!

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HillbillyShooter

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#13 posted 859 days ago

Way too cool! Thanks for posting and thanks for the video with a hint of how it works. You are truly gifted.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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mafe

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#14 posted 859 days ago

Amazing!
I love it.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#15 posted 859 days ago

Another awesome project!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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