Articles by: Kaylee Schofield

Electromagnetic Gear Clock

Electromagnetic Gear Clock

This Electromagnetic Gear Clock designed by Alfred Mifsud and cut by Rolf Beuttenmuller uses an electronic pendulum driver circuit to keep the pendulum rocking. Watch the video below to see this elegant clock tick.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Dancing Ballerinas

Dancing Ballerinas

John W. Hutchinson’s Dancing Ballerinas will keep you on your toes. Watch the video below to see their delicate dance.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Toulouse the Talkative Toucan

Toulouse the Talkative Toucan

A cam and rod mechanism was used to make Toulouse the Talkative Toucan by David Wakefield. Watch the video below to see Toulouse in action.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker

Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker

This Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker by Eric Hart is super-simple and super-loud. Watch the video below to get the party started!     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Labyrinth Game

Labyrinth Game

This labyrinth was made using a string and knob system. Test your hand-eye coordination while watching this video of Troy Hawkin’s Labyrinth Game.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Gator Snap

Gator Snap

Watch your fingers while viewing this video of Bob Gilsdorf’s Gater Snap beanbag game–it’s ready to bite!     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Frankenswitch Cover Plate

Frankenswitch Cover Plate

This Frankenswitch Cover Plate by Mike Ryan pays homage to old horror movies. Indulge your inner mad scientist and watch this video of the gizmo at work.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Rubber Band Gun

Rubber Band Gun

Mark Stevenson’s Rapid-Fire Rubber Band Gatling Gun can shoot as many 100 rubber bands! Watch this video to see the toy in action.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Cowboy Automaton

Cowboy Automaton

This cowboy races across the plains with the help of a simple crank and gear mechanism. Watch Chris Fitch’s Cowboy Automaton ride his horse off into the sunset.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Lighthouse Silhouette

Lighthouse Silhouette

Lighthouse Silhouette By Robin Arnold Ohio and lighthouses may seem an unlikely couple, but along the north coast of the state, which borders Lake Erie, several can still be found. One of the most popular is the Marblehead (OH) Lighthouse—which is the subject of this project. I prefer using 3/4″ […]

by July 10, 2016 Patterns