Early Bird.

At ratchet driven paper animation to download and make, rock and handle back and forth and the early bird struggles unsuccessfully to pull the reluctant worm from the ground. The mechanism runs with a satisfying "Tick! – Tock!" as the ratchet mechanism works. You can follow the development of the Early Bird model on the Workshop Notes blog.

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Combination Lock Video

I've uploaded a new video showing the combination lock in action. You can subscribe to my YouTube channel here to receive early notification of new videos that I upload.

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Bell Crank Animation.

I'm in the process of updating and expanding my mechanisms pages. These pages have descriptions, expainations and animations of all sorts of mechanisms. My most recent update is the bell crank page.



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