Monday, 18 July 2011

More or less finished automata head

This shows the head with both halves togetherAutomata head
The head actually comes apart like an easter egg
Automata head opened out
This starts like this...
Automata heads: model and copy
Then occurs some most enjoyable hacking and shaping with various power and hand tools:

Power planer
Smoothing out automata head
Hand saw
Saw carving automata head
But best of all the solid tungsten carbide rotary rasps in a router with its cage taken off, and replaced with a drill handle. This is not good for the lungs or the tips of fingers if one is not careful
Router carving automata head

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