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Pirates of Penzance automaton
-- Wanda Sowry Automata Maker www.wandasowry.com
Mar 15, 2012
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#1 posted 03-15-2012 10:39 AM
Wanda, I love these automatons that you build. You are so skilled at it. Thanks for posting this.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://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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#2 posted 03-15-2012 10:40 AM
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
Mark A. DeCou
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#3 posted 03-15-2012 11:27 AM
this is crazy cool. I love that monkey.
-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com
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#4 posted 03-15-2012 11:43 AM
This is great work, very inspiring! Thanks for sharing it.
-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW
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#5 posted 03-15-2012 12:32 PM
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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#6 posted 03-15-2012 01:23 PM
shiver me timbers, that’s awesome!!
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#7 posted 03-15-2012 01:45 PM
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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#8 posted 03-15-2012 02:53 PM
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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#9 posted 03-15-2012 03:06 PM
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#10 posted 03-15-2012 03:44 PM
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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#11 posted 03-15-2012 06:02 PM
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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#12 posted 03-15-2012 06:16 PM
Very nice job. Impressive automation.
-- I never finish anyth
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#13 posted 03-15-2012 06:26 PM
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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#14 posted 03-15-2012 06:42 PM
Amazing!I love it.Best thoughts,Mads
-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.
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#15 posted 03-15-2012 07:01 PM
Another awesome project!!
-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence
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