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I’ve been saving up my paper rolls in hopes of making something with them. I decided to make these little ornaments after folding, bending, cutting and just messing around with the rolls.
FOR THE BODY OF THE ROBOT: - Cardboard box (the harder the better, I used a pizza box but you can used any type because we are going to reinforced with the duct tape) - Scotch Duct tape (I like the silver because the metal like look) - 3 machine screws 3 inches in size with nuts - 2 machine screws 1 ¼ inches in size with nuts - A flat and square piece is wood ideally 12 inches by 12 inches for the base to attach the robot FOR THE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM: - 8 syringes (you can get them at any pharmacy without prescription just say you need the type that is use for cough medicine, you can’t put a needle on those.
George W. Hart is a professor at Stony Brook and is one of our favorite artists, making a wide variety of stunning geometric sculptures .
Hey! This thing is still a Work in Progress.
This sculpture is 12 inches in diameter, made of walnut. The parts lock together without glue. It is a puzzle/sculpture which can be disassembled and (if you are clever) reassembled.
The above instance was commissioned by John Sullivan, with specially printed ISAMA pencils. The view shows how it looks along a three-fold axis of symmetry.
If you are looking to impress you can make a cool Planetary Gear Business Card .
By Marrianne Saddington December/January 1993
Exclusive: The Automata / Automaton Blog is please to present this set of wooden toy plans!