July 22, 2008

Refashioning wind up toys

A lovely little foray into the archives at Z Recommends hooked me into this idea of repurposing a windup-toy to make a drawing robot, courtesy of Finkbuilt (a fantastic blog) courtesy of, etc., all the way back to Zoom.

A little wind-up toy motor works as a power sources to shake a shimmy the pen-legs about the paper. What a wonderful project!

Not for sale at K& E, but well worth noting by those who like the find new life for old things, and for anyone looking for an unusual piece of art for their wall!

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