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Mechanical Lumber. Plock: Art Student Creates Wooden Clock With Over 400 Moving Pieces. Suzuki making adjustments to his 407-piece wooden automaton clock Kango Suzuki is an art student at the Tohoku University of Art and Design majoring in product design.

Plock: Art Student Creates Wooden Clock With Over 400 Moving Pieces

For his senior thesis exhibition this month he decided to create an automaton, a moving mechanical device that performs a certain task. Kango had seen automaton’s write messages, such as the one made popular in Hugo. But instead of words, Kango thought it would be fun to create a device that wrote out the time. But even Kango himself didn’t know what he was getting himself into. All photos by Kango Suzuki and Tohoku University of Art and Design The contraption is set into motion by a series of weights that push and pull on the wooden parts – an astounding 407 in total.

Kango posted the above video to twitter on February 7th, which has since racked up over 170K retweets. Kango hand-carved every single one of the wooden pieces, an impossibly daunting task that probably resulted in numerous sleepless nights. O’Clock: Wood & Cork Clocks by Okum Made. Designers David Okum and Javier Palomares joined together earlier this year to form a little design studio called Okum Made.

O’Clock: Wood & Cork Clocks by Okum Made

The duo are releasing a number of functional home objects made of wood and other materials including this new series of clocks called O’Clock. There are currently four different designs including American Walnut, Hard White Maple, Douglas Fir and Cork and you can pick them up over in their shop. Maker Profile - Kinetic Wave Sculptures on MAKE: television. Construction plans » Free PDF building plans from Domerama. Kinetic Art Woodworking Plans by Derek Hugger. Swirling wood sculptures have me mesmerized. Smoothing Plane Tips and Techniques How to Sharpen a Spokeshave How to Sharpen Hollow Chisel Mortising Bits Workbench Tool Storage Solutions Capture More Dust from Your Router Table Simple Cabinetry with Pocket Hole Joinery The Essential Tool Chest Drawbore Your Mortise-and-Tenon Joinery Simple Tape Trick for Tight Fitting Through-Mortises Hinge Mortises on the Tablesaw The Coolest Cutting Board Ever?

Swirling wood sculptures have me mesmerized

Finishing Technique for Greene and Greene Furniture Speed Up Handplane Honing with Your Ruler A Woodworker's Guide to Grain Direction Customize Your Router for Centered Mortises April 8th, 2009 in blogs 1Email 10 users recommend Scroll down to this funky sculpture in full motion. I appreciate fine arts. But when it comes to woodworking, I like functional furniture. First up is a kinetic sculptures by clock maker Clayton Boyer. Next up is a kinetic sculpture by David Roy.

Enjoy the videos. Posted in: blogs, Kinetic sculpture. Galileo's Bicycle. Woodworking Plans by Clayton Boyer. Galileo's Bicycle plans are available in TWO different formats.

Woodworking Plans by Clayton Boyer

Please choose only one option: The price of the paper plan delivered by mail is $47.00 plus shipping. If you would like to purchase Galileo's Bicycle paper plans by mail, click here: If you would like to purchase electronic plans in dxf format and receive them via email, you must: 1. Woodworking Plans by Clayton Boyer. Journey Clock plans are available in TWO different formats.

Woodworking Plans by Clayton Boyer

Please choose only one option: The price of the paper plan delivered by mail is $47.00 plus shipping. If you would like to purchase Journey Clock paper plans by mail, click here: If you would like to purchase electronic plans in dxf format and receive them via email, you must: 1. 2. If you prefer the dxf/email option, you will not receive a paper copy by regular mail. Механизмы П. Л. Чебышева. Brian Law's woodenclocks-Remontoire Rig. Wooden Clocks: Remontoire for Woodenclocks. After developing the design of the Woodenclocks Gravity escapement to the point where it was working quite accurately I had started to think if there might be something else I could do with the clock design to improve the the overall efficiency of the clocks.

Wooden Clocks: Remontoire for Woodenclocks

I had always had problems with the gear train working smoothly and consistently, so this seemed a reasonable area to look at more carefully. By the nature of a clock the gear train is going to have to start and stop with each action of the escapement, so when the escapement is engaged, the gear train stops moving and when it releases it will start moving again, this happens with every tick of the clock. The problem here is that each engagement of the escapement involves a certain amount of friction, and two types of friction at that. Remontoire action One the ways to reduce the static friction in the drive train is to introduce a remontoire , the simplest type of remontoire invented by Robert Robin in 1772.

Conclusion. Home. Tiny House6. John Neeman Tools. We are a small crew of craftsmen from Latvia who use our heritage of craftsmanship handed down through many generations to design and create woodworking tools and knives.

John Neeman Tools

Our process, our method and mission keep these traditions and crafts alive and well. In this high-tech age, our own traditional craftsmanship is flourishing. Our company was founded and all the tools designed by Jacob, a carpenter, with a love for traditional woodworking together with his close friend - a local village bladesmith, that has deep knowledge in historical blades and techniques. We use our hands to produce tools that will live on, telling their story in the hands of the craftsmen after us. The Cool Tool GmbH - Home of Unimat1, child friendly model making and professional prototyping. Barn Owl Next Box Plan. Build a Barn Owl Nest Box. Notice: Please read all directions before beginning any new woodworking project!

Build a Barn Owl Nest Box

Construction The important elements of a barn owl nest box are roominess (to accommodate the species's large broods) and seclusion from predation. Although barn owls have used oddest of designs, the style shown here has proven successful when placed in a variety of situations. If placed up beneath the barn's roof, there is no need to put a roof on the box. If placed lower in the barn or in an open-topped silo or tree, a roof must be installed to provide the necessary seclusion and protection from weather.

Construction is simple. Installation.