Craft & Design
In the Maker Shed: Designing Automata kit
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The Designing Automata kit will teach you about simple mechanics using cams, cranks, and slider mechanisms. The kit includes instructions for making several different automata, and since no glue is used, it can be used over and over again. Made from chemical-free rubber wood that is from sustainable resources.

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