is one man's collection of UseNET posts on the topics of Air Conditioning
, Electronic; Environment
, Pyrotechnics; Food
; Space mostly from a select group of authors
. It has been updated several times since it first appeared here in 2001
and it never fails to sucker me in for hours every time I stumble upon it from a Google Search. [more inside]
Plans for a Simple Atmospheric Gas Forge
that can be constructed using mundane tools. Zoeller forge is also a parts source
for speciality items you may not be able to source locally.
do it yourself plans, vintage reprints and building ideas from the 40's, 50's and 60's for farm, workshop, woodshop, machineshop, kids and camping. Includes plans for a pop-up
camper, toy excavator
, snow blower
, and concrete block
are whimsical "artificial lifeforms and other curious artifacts," mostly created from hard drive components, solar engines, and brass. Artist Dan Roe also links to Arthur Ganson's Machines
, a portfolio of wonderful mechanical creations. Ganson in turn links to Tim Prentice's awesome Kinetic Sculptures
- all are fun examples of when technology, machines, and art collide.
Lawrence Northey's portfolio of robot sculptures.
Meet the charming Teen Tokyo
, the elegant Robot Queen
and her entourage, and others in a delightful cast of characters. The artist creates some very cool rayguns
too! Northey's works are in the spirit of Clayton Bailey
robot artist extraodinaire
. (via La Petite Claudine)