I’m a recent convert to Star Wheels for intermittent movement. It’s like a geneva but even better! The Cake comes up every turn or so.
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For the next few projects I’m scaling things down a notch, working with lighter materials and smaller sizes. “Three” is the first of these “sketch” pieces and features a lucky accident with a Maltese cross Geneva. After scrapping several designs for the driver, I came across a ribbon feed from an old manual typewriter. The […]
I tend toward ambiguity in most of my work, that’s why I’m a bit surprised when a narrative emerges. In this case, the latest monster on the workbench, “Si” brings together a geneva made from an a plate printed with a map of New Hampshire, some numbers from a scale, a bit of Spanish and […]
I’m moving ahead with piece number four in this latest series. I’m planning a slow moving Geneva with this one and thought it would be interesting to use an eggbeater as the initial drive source. Luckily I have a nice collection of beaters to rip apart: By reversing the input we have a nice gear […]
For the past two decades I've created "Mechanical Confections", one of a kind automata and kinetic sculpture incorporating found objects, metal and electro-mechanical components. My work has been featured in The Sunday New York Times, Metropolis Magazine, LA. Style and The Boston Globe and exhibited Internationally.