The automata of Keith Newstead

Craft & Design

Keith Newstead is an “automatist” who makes the most amazing kinetic mechanical sculptures. Here are a couple of his pieces, recently posted to YouTube.

Keith Newstead Automata [via Dug North]


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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance 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 to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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