Pop Up Pumpkin

It's getting to that time of year again. Time to decorate the house with pumpkins and bats! Pop along to the website where you can still download the pop up pumpkin project from free.

Have a spooky, crafty halloween!

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Keep visiting the website to keep up to date with the forthcoming Nessie project. It is coming along nicely, and it won't be long before, as a member, you'll be able to download and make your own.

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Mechanisms in Germany

I've just returned from a trip to Germany. Visit the site to see some of the interesting mechanisms I cam across during the trip.

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Scotch Yoke Mechanism

The scotch yoke is a simple mechanism for converting rotary motion into reciprocating (back and forth) motion. I've added a couple of blog posts to the website with animations showing how the standard scotch yoke works and how dwell is added

Of course if you really want to understand how the scotch yoke mechanism works you need to play with one first hand. Well now you can! I've added a scotch yoke project to the site for you to download, make and experiment with. Members can download the parts for free, non-members for the usual £2.50.

Check out the website to see the youtube video of the scotch yoke in action and to see how it is made. What will you use your for? Mine's at the heart of the Nessie project.

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