Making Mechanical Toys by Rodney Peppe
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Making Mechanical Toys
By Rodney Peppe

Making Mechanical Toys

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Making Mechanical Toys by Rodney Peppe

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Mechanical toys transcend categories of age with their universal appeal. Whether the mechanism is hidden or revealed, simple or complex, the cycle of movement allows you to simply turn a handle and see the magic work. "Making Mechanical Toys" explains how to make these wonderful and fascinating toys through a variety of bright and exciting projects. 17 original "gallery" mechanical toys have been designed and made especially for this book, which includes step-by-step instructions with over a 140 color photographs and plans for making the toys. Advice on tools and materials, priming and painting, and tricks of the trade draw upon the author s wide experience."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781861267238
ISBN-10: 1861267231
Format: Hardback
(260mm x 215mm x 25mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publisher: The Crowood Press Ltd
Publish Date: 25-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Books By Author Rodney Peppe

Automata and Mechanical Toys by Rodney Peppe Automata and Mechanical Toys, Hardback (August 2002)

This title covers the history of automata and mechanical toys, including the early inventors from Hero of Alexandria, through the 18th and 19th centuries, to contemporary automata. Also included is advice on how to get started; tools and materials required; and techniques.

Make Your Own Paper Toys by Rodney Peppe Make Your Own Paper Toys, Hardback (May 1984)

Make Your Own Paper Toys is aimed specifically at children, and describes ten toys and how to make them in clear and precise terms. The book includes details on tumbling acrobats, jumping clowns and revolving pyramids amongst other ideas.

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