Planetary Gear Light Switch Plate

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Planetary Gear Light Switch Plate

It’s one of five such delightfully overcomplexified mechanical switchification contrivances by Lance and L. J. Nybye of Green Tree Jewelry.

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Thanks to longtime MAKE pal Dug North for pointing us at these. [via The Automata Blog]

Steam Punk Light Switches – Green Tree Jewelry


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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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