A chance to hear Paul Spooner talk about his work at the Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society, Falmouth, Cornwall. The talk entitled ‘A View from the Plateau – Mechanical Jokes for people with short attention spans’ should be highly entertaining. February 16th at 7.30pm. Tickets £8
A new piece from Paul Spooner. “If you were trying to make a mechanism that transmitted rotary motion smoothly, here are three mechanisms to avoid. 1). The well-known sliding block mechanism which translates steady circular motion into a wobbly approximation of it. 2). A magnet rotating near another magnet which picks up its motion in […]
The Boyhood of Hitler Watch out everyone. He’s having a big idea. Click image to enlarge.
Are we in Arizona? Nope, Texas Pop. 181 Click image to enlarge.
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: […]