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Project by AndrewT posted 144 days ago 1369 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another attempt at wooden Automata.
I made a few others over the winter, this is by far the most complex.
It’s kind of fun to figure out how to make the parts do what you want them to do.
everything was pretty much eyeballed so no real precision engineering.

Made from scraps of Maple and dowels, a few bits of oak.

-- If we could just get everyone to close their eyes and visualize world peace for an hour, imagine how serene and quiet it would be until the looting started.





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gsimon

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#1 posted 143 days ago

Absolutely charming – well done

-- Greg Simon

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#2 posted 143 days ago

Fun! Nicely done.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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deltawing

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#3 posted 143 days ago

looks like you have alot of patiene combined with creativity – fun to watch

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Serradura

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#4 posted 143 days ago

Very nice!

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal http://www.notjustsawdust.com

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#5 posted 143 days ago

Very cool, looks like fun.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#6 posted 143 days ago

Another winner,very cool.

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#7 posted 143 days ago

LOL! No, literally, I laughed out loud. Inventive work, and thanks for the laugh.

-- What's a vibrant young guy like me doing in a broken down old body like this?

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oldnovice

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#8 posted 143 days ago

Arachnophobia automated. Nice and simple and fun to watch.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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NormG

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#9 posted 142 days ago

Well, it was well thought out, wonderful conversation piece

-- Norman

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