Automata! Automata! Automata! – who knew?

Oh man, everything else in the shop has come to a screeching halt. Chips are flying, brass is being milled, gongs are ringing! I discovered automata.

This idea stopped me like a ball bat to the forehead. Specifically, take a look at Dug North’s website.

Here is a preview of my first. It should be quite handy. When it is done, it will be a praying machine. I mean really who doesn’t need one of those? I will take all the help I can get!

Automata praying machine

I cannot stop thinking about this thing.  I will post more as I begin to rough in the mechanism.

4 Responses to “Automata! Automata! Automata! – who knew?”

  1. […] Micro carving chisels for 20 dollars While working on the Praying Machine, I ran into problems carving the wings. I just can’t get up under the edges of the small […]

  2. […] prayers are going to Heaven! I have not had a lot of time the last few weeks to work on the Praying machine but I did sneak in a few hours this […]

  3. Dug North Says:

    Nice work! Thanks for mention!

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