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More Hints and Tips


Here’s some information which may be useful if you’re trying to make your own automata.

  • iFAQ – Are you having trouble making your own automata? Our ‘iFAQ’ might help. Try this for some general advice on making things move.
  • Geneva Wheel & Crank Mechanism – Animations of mechanisms. This is the start of a collection of animations which show various mechanisms in action.
  • Pinwheel Instructions – Do you want to know how to make a template for pin-wheels? This tutorial takes you through the steps of doing it on your computer.
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