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Milo's Dinner

My first automaton. Milo is not impressed with the "New Active Seafood" dinner he has just been served.
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'The Writer' Automaton - YouTube

'The Writer' Automaton - YouTube | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
See more @ One of three surviving automata from the 18th century built by Jaquet Droz, this is ''The Writer'' and is the most famou... The Writer Automaton A...
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bowling - The Automata Blog - Dug North

bowling - The Automata Blog - Dug North | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
“Patented in 1907 by Otto Eichenberger of Switzerland with the assistance of Leon Brock of New York, this intricate and large automaton with a vast number of actions centers on a most popular past time of the early 20th ...”
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Goose Folk by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube

Goose Folk by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
The Infant Goose Girl, The Goose Prince, Strewing Goose Seeds, The Evening Goose Call by Paul Spooner to be seen in the special exhibition at the Paul Gugelm...
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Bernina by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube

Bernina by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
Bernina by Paul Spooner to be seen in the special exhibition at the Paul Gugelmann-Museum in Schönenwerd, Switzerland from May 31st to July 6th, 2014.
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Douglas Fisher - YouTube

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The Dying Drunkard Automaton | SheWalksSoftly

The Dying Drunkard Automaton | SheWalksSoftly | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
This is an incredible piece located in The House on the Rock; a...shall we say, quite unique...coin operated tableau made in 1870. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-QcYB8M8Pc Cannot type/talk due to severe illness (all ...
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The Automata Blog: A pedal-powered steampunk flying machine automaton


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Viktor Grigoriev from St.Petersburg, Russia's most famous automaton artist.

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The Automata Blog: Incredible mechanical bird wing with individual feathers folds and flaps

The Automata Blog: Incredible mechanical bird wing with individual feathers folds and flaps | automata and automatons | Scoop.it

 

Check out this amazing bird wing design by that talented Bliss Kolb.


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The Automata Blog: Mind-bogglingly beautiful and complex custom-made astronimical skeleton clock

The Automata Blog: Mind-bogglingly beautiful and complex custom-made astronimical skeleton clock | automata and automatons | Scoop.it

Check out this amazing great-wheel skeleton clock commissioned from the Buchanan firm by clock expert Mark Frank.


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Dug’s Automata Tips, Techniques and Tricks No. 12 : Cabaret Mechanical Theatre

Dug’s Automata Tips, Techniques and Tricks No. 12 : Cabaret Mechanical Theatre | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
We’ve focused on techniques in this column up to this point. Now it’s time for some small tips that can make a big difference! Here are some woodworking tricks that I have found useful for automaton-making.

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How To Make Tin Robots | Retro Toys

How To Make Tin Robots | Retro Toys | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
DIY Toy Projects · Draw a Robot! Retro Toys · Wooden Educational · Mechanical Toys · Mechanical wood toys · Making mechanical toys · Wind Up Toys · Wind Up Toys Showcase · Cam Toys · Making Cam Toys · Crank Toys · Tin Toys.
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The Automata Blog: Adam Savage assembles a kit showing you how to create your own Theo Jansen Strandbeest in miniature

The Automata Blog: Adam Savage assembles a kit showing you how to create your own Theo Jansen Strandbeest in miniature | automata and automatons | Scoop.it

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Watch "Automota and Mechanical Toys at Marvin's Marvelous ...

Watch "Automota and Mechanical Toys at Marvin's Marvelous ... | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
“Amongst the myriad of mechanical oddities in Marvin Yagoda's collection are a large number of automota, which use gears and levers to animate scenes, often to create whimsical scenes. Marvin himself takes us on a tour of ...”
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Automata clock-monster with moving eyes - Boing Boing

Automata clock-monster with moving eyes - Boing Boing | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
“Automata clock-monster with moving eyes Boing Boing Automata builder Dug North sez, "I combined my love of clocks with my affinity for wooden monsters to create this monster clock with moving eyes.”
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The Folk Art of Europe: England by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube

The Folk Art of Europe: England by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
The Folk Art of Europe: England by Paul Spooner to bee seen in the special exhibition at the Paul Gugelmann-Museum in Schönenwerd, Switzerland from May 31st ...
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The Mission by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube

The Mission by Paul Spooner, copyright by Paul Spooner - YouTube | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
The Mission by Paul Spooner to be seen in the special exhibition at the Paul Gugelmann-Museum in Schönenwerd, Switzerland from May 31st to July 6th, 2014.
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Acting Of Themselves—A Musical Automaton Clock with Tightrope ...

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“Carlton Hobbs LLC The present automaton clock, made in France in the second quarter of the 19th century, contains as its main spectacle a remarkable.”
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SteamPunk automata inspired by Salvador Dali - Place to find Cool Art.

SteamPunk automata inspired by Salvador Dali - Place to find Cool Art. | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
Created on December 7, 2009 using FlipShare. As yet unpainted. (New post: SteamPunk automata inspired by Salvador Dali http://t.co/fIM3e9DZRa)

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Mary Queen of Scots | Keith Newstead Automata

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Mary Queen of Scots - beautiful automata by Keith Newstead http://t.co/UTTWw3eR1K

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The most famous Japanese "Karakuri" automata that have made 200 years ago.

The "Karakuri" automata is the traditional handcraft of Edo period(1603-1868). Their movements are caused by the power of springs. Japan boasts to the world ...

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The world's first computer: Mechanical boy built 240 years ago engineered the ... - Daily Mail

The world's first computer: Mechanical boy built 240 years ago engineered the ... - Daily Mail | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
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The Jaquet-Droz automata: The Writer, pictured right, is one of three great works by Pierre Jaquet-Droz.
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The writer automaton by Pierre Jaquet-Droz | Sentence first

The writer automaton by Pierre Jaquet-Droz | Sentence first | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
The short clip below is from the BBC Four documentary Mechanical Marvels: Clockwork Dreams on the history of automata, narrated by Prof. Simon Schaffer. It shows a mechanical boy known as the writer, the brainchild of ...
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The Writer Automaton

The Writer Automaton | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
A 240 year old doll that can write, a clockwork creation by Pierre Jaquet-Droz (RT @mvbfonts: Clockwork ink: Fascinating look at one of the Jaquet-Droz automata, a 240-year-old doll that can write.

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Blair Somerville's Rustic Automata | Broadsheet.ie

Blair Somerville's Rustic Automata | Broadsheet.ie | automata and automatons | Scoop.it
In a remote corner of New Zealand's South Island, tucked away among the last remaining tracts of native forest, lies a little-known place of wonder. It is the life's work and extraordinary creation of inventor, artist and ...
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Goat At Piano by Paul Spooner and Matt Smith

Paul Spooner and Matt Smith http://www.fourteenballstoy.co.uk/index.htm.
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