Automaton restoration site

Automatomania is a site run by a UK couple who restore antique automata and wind-up signing birds. The site has videos of the wind-up machines in action, a gallery of their restoration work, and a workshop, which so far, has precious-little content.

Automatomania – [Thanks, Patti!] Link

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