Scooters have come a long way since I was a kid. Nowadays they are shiny chrome with an electric motor. When I was growing up they were made of wood and you had to provide the foot power. This is the style of scooter I’m going to describe today……a retro scooter for a small child.
A swing, featuring a biplane, will bring a smile to any child’s face. This post provides a cutting list and step by step instructions to make a swing which you won’t see anywhere else.
Automata have fascinated generations from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. This short video by Stuart King called ‘Catch Me If You Can‘ illustrates the humour, design and craftsmanship that is required to make an automaton.