Posted for Gareth Branwyn (who’s 30 miles out to sea at the moment):

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Our pal Meredith Scheff, who helped us put together the Contraptors Lounge at the Bay Area Maker Faire, has been commissioned to build a beating, mechanical heart for this year’s Burning Man (yes, for Mr.
Splinters himself). She’s documenting the build process over at the Steampunk Workshop.

The Man’s Heart: New Kinetic Project – Part One
The Man’s heart, part two: Moving between two worlds