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From: tc938910/13/16 9:37 PM 
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 71352.1 

Hi all, I used to come around here a lot, tend to be more on FB these days although I do stop by here from time to time to see what other people are doing.  I tend to forget my password so end up just watching and not commenting  :(

Anyway, thought I would post my latest thing.  I have been getting interested in adding some moving parts to my little sculptures.  This is my first attempt.  I am still quite astonished I managed to get the gears especially to work.  It also has two sliding windows, three hinged window/door things, and propellers you can spin.  Used all kinds of materials although most of what is actually visible is polymer clay (with paint and stuff on it).

I have no idea what it is.  Dust collector basically.

 

 

If you are interested, more detailed pix at:  https://www.flickr.com/photos/twisted93/albums/72157670987698833

And a little video of most of the moving bits: https://youtu.be/gnJMrZ_NUx0

 

Roxanne

 

 

 

 

 
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From: amyfb10/14/16 9:54 AM 
To: tc9389  (2 of 7) 
 71352.2 in reply to 71352.1 

wow that's very 'steampunky'!

cool dust catcher, thanks for posting

 

 
From: tc938910/15/16 11:31 PM 
To: amyfb  (3 of 7) 
 71352.3 in reply to 71352.2 

Thank you!  :D

 

 
From: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon10/16/16 10:47 AM 
To: tc9389  (4 of 7) 
 71352.4 in reply to 71352.1 

Wow...that is quite an intricate dust catcher thingamabob! I've found i must create something in that genre every so often....kinda lets the imagination loose a bit. 

Very clever "thing"! 

Susan

 

 
From: HermineR10/27/16 12:39 PM 
To: tc9389  (5 of 7) 
 71352.5 in reply to 71352.1 

Wow really impressed. How long did it take?

 

 
From: tc938910/27/16 8:18 PM 
To: aramina5 DelphiPlus Member Icon unread  (6 of 7) 
 71352.6 in reply to 71352.4 

Thanks, yes, it is really fun to work on something where you just go with whatever pops into your head  :D

 

 
From: tc938910/27/16 8:20 PM 
To: HermineR unread  (7 of 7) 
 71352.7 in reply to 71352.5 

Thanks  :D  Took way too long, ha ha.  A good chunk of my spare time for maybe six or seven months?  But I had never made anything like this before so was having to do test gears and stuff like that.  Learned a lot from it! 

 

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