A new piece from Paul Spooner (2011) This beady eyed crow blinks as the turning handle alerts him to the presence of your hand, which he then follows as it turns… brilliant device. The accompanying noise makes it all the more menacing. An edition of 4 only. Original Paul Spooner, signed, dated and numbered Dimensions: […]
Archives for June 2011
A great piece from Carlos Zapata from 2001, which was part of a small edition. Turn the handle and the oarsman vigorously rows with his single oar boat, down the Orinoco river. The piranha fish leap out of the water ahead of the boat, which is laden with gaily painted fruit and fish. Height 20 […]
Attaching Cams, Pulleys, Cranks, Gears, and Handles to Wooden Shafts To get things moving in an automaton, some parts must be attached firmly to round wooden shafts. But how? And which way is best for your project? Read on! The techniques discussed below apply to cams, pulleys, eccentrics, cranks, gears, handles, and other parts. I’ve […]
A beautiful piece from Carlos Zapata, 2005. Turn the handle to give some well-deserved applause – a lovely congratulatory gift. Made of carved and painted wood, metal handle. Height 15 cm. One Only. £59.50 – Sold.