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MAKE pal Charlie Visnic, of the wonderful creativity blog the b-roll, was inspired by Matt Mets’ post on how a mechanical watch works. Charlie decided to open up a pocket watch he had and do some macro photography. The resulting video, backed by a soundtrack of his own, created with a punchcard roll music box, is quite charming and magical.

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Gareth Branwyn

Gareth Branwyn is a freelancer writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor for Boing Boing and WINK Books. And he has a new best-of writing collection and “lazy man’s memoir,” called Borg Like Me.


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