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Sketchbook Moment No.18

January 1, 2009 by  


Operators gagged so they don’t swear when something doesn’t work.
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One Response to “Sketchbook Moment No.18”

  1. Mike Maloy on January 2nd, 2009 2:39 pm

    Hi!

    I am brand new to Automata and I hope someone can help me understand the measurements in the book ‚??Movable Illustration‚?Ě by Aquio Nishida. In the patterns for example on page 83 it gives a scale 1:1, but what scale is good for making these Automata, also the dimensions of T15X1 (what does is mean) and a small circle with a line one side to the other it with a number. What measurement is this and how to convert to inches? And what is the thickness of the pieces? Also is there any English text to this book on the Web?

    I hope I am not asking you too much. I do some wood working, scroll sawing and wood carving and enjoyed it, but when I saw Automata for the first time I knew this is what I had to do. I am a retired Civil Engineer by trade and this does interest me.

    Also, would suggest any additional books.

    Thanks and Happy New Year to you and yours.

    Mike Maloy

    Marietta, Georgia USA
    email: maloyg@bellsouth.net

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