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The Birthday Flower (tribute to Peter Markey)

Peter Markey was an artist known as a creator of poetic automata. His work is known for its simplicity of drawing and use of bright colors. He did not care for realistic representation and never carved the wood he used … Continue reading

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EPM – Electro Paper Man

  Electro Man is the forbidden dream of so many collectors that at the end of 2021 it was auctioned for $84,000. Yes, that’s right, you heard me right: eighty-four thousand dollars!!! It is a 1960s Japanese tin robot, battery-powered, … Continue reading

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TUMBLING SANTA / BABBO NATALE RUZZOLANTE

Place Santa on an inclined surface and… Colloca Il tuo Babbo Natale su un piano inclinato e…

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URSUS (1914)

March 2, 2011The old steel giant decided thatthe time to break his moorings and escapehad finally come.The Bora, blowing at over 170 km/h,was his accomplice.Quickly, Ursus gained the sea.Two tugs launchedin pursuit.It took hours to bridle himand bring him back … Continue reading

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MACHINA

Although apparently this machine might seem completely useless, it is the proof that everything (or almost everything) is possible with paper…Download, print, build and have fun! (660x165x220 mm) Sebbene apparentemente questa macchina possa sembrare del tutto inutile, essa è la … Continue reading

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Sand Powered Mechanical Hammer / Martello Meccanico a Sabbia

This model is my free interpretation of the mechanical hammer designed by Leonardo da Vinci.After putting sand in the upper container, its fall causes the paddle wheel to turn, which in turn drives the mechanical hammer cam.NO GLUE is needed … Continue reading

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Leonardo da Vinci’s 500th anniversary: my little tribute to the Genius

The HAMMER     The ANEMOMETER     The BRIDGE

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Christmas gifts reminder…

                                                                                       

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