Category Archives: 5. Paper Toys

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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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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The boxy-Christmas Set

Original 3d models by PolygunShoot (www.cgtrader.com) modified and adapted at paperPino’s workshop in Trieste (Italy). These paper models are easy to build as they consist of boxes, boxes, and more boxes… For best results, I suggest to use 200 g/sqm … Continue reading

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Christmas gifts reminder…

                                                                                       

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