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Tag: Bocote

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“Scales of Cycle” When things are changed the system acts differently… This piece is an exploration of the relationships within a cycle.  When a user introduces an amount of sand to act against a counterweight the cycle is started.  The distances of the pulleys from the axis as well as the size of the pulleys […]

wooden-Phonograph-by-thad-trubakoff

My Great Grandfather was a skillful tinkerer, able to take any old broken machine and make them whole again or repurpose the parts for use as something else. His small workshop was magical and mysterious to me. I would let myself get lost in there as a young boy, touching, playing, and emulating. This piece […]

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Phonograph made from wood and cast metals in action… A little crank action starts the coil spring in a counter-coil motion. It’s counter-part uses the coiled up energy to drive a series of gears and mechanisms that transfer power and regulate speed. New to taking and making videos…Will hopefully have a better quality one up […]