Designs

Paper Models that Move  14 Ingenious
Automata, and More


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The book contains 24 pages of theory and 14 construction kits. You can assemble eight function models and six paper automata. With examples the book describes the importance of a good conception for constructing a convincing mechanical sculpture. There are basic tips for working with paper and for constructing the parts. The book demonstrates the function of cranks, levers, cams, ratchet wheels, friction wheels and gear wheels for the transformation of a rotation into the intended movement of the model. The following construction kits are part of the book:
