Wooden Automata Constructor Set

Speaking of Automata, here’s a kit where you can make your own:



I love this stuff.

There’s a whole site for automatons here:

and needless to say there are hundreds of them on youtube.

“I could do that” is the spirit of the age – or one of them at least. It’s what sets us apart from our TV-watching cultural ancestry.

There’s something a bit spooky about these things


Reminds me of Czech stop-motion cult-bloke, Jan Švankmajer who made Alice and Wonderland and Faust among others.

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  1. I am also an Automata FREAK! Can’t get enough! AND in a huge breakthrough this week, I finally made my first lenticular optic animation! I have a feeling you like that technology as well?