New projects that I'm hoping to tackle in the near to long term. I'd be delighted to hear your comment on each of the pieces!


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What better way of applying the scotch yoke could there be than a project featuring Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster! I do most of my planning in my head. It might look like I'm sitting around...

All Seeing Eye

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This could be an interesting mechanism. Turn the handle and the pyramid opens revealing the All Seeing Eye. The eye rotates ninety degrees then drops back into place. There are a few different ways...

Crab

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My good friend #crowsnestdave took one look at the flexi-trunk elephant and suggested Crab Claws. Splendid idea said I. I'm finishing off a couple of other projects first but I did put...

Indecisive Sheep

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I've returned refreshed and inspired from a few days in London with #TrueLove and #1 son & daughter where we saw some shows, including War Horse (amazing!) visited galleries and saw the sites...

Seven Segment Display

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Here's a possible future project with some interesting challenges. This project really appeals to my inner geek, the part of me that loves to experiment with microprocessors and electronic...

Zoetrope

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The zoetrope is a device for displaying animations first developed in the 19th century. A cylinder is spun, slots in the side of the cylinder reveal the animated image displayed on the...