Paper Toys
November 19, 2005 10:36 PM   Subscribe

Readymechs are free flatpack toys for you to print and build. {teefed from ArtDorks}
posted by dobbs (16 comments total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I know what I'll be wasting time with on Monday, add a few caption balloons and there goes an hour.
posted by 517 at 10:42 PM on November 19, 2005

readymechs are awesome. my favorites (the ones i have on my desk) are Pal 9000 and Rex Box #1. I would have a brainsucker but my gf took it!
posted by untuckedshirts at 10:49 PM on November 19, 2005

So what exactly do these do?
posted by anarcation at 11:03 PM on November 19, 2005

awesome. see also their t-shirts.
posted by boo_radley at 11:11 PM on November 19, 2005

Oh I think I need one of those bell-curve tees.
posted by rhapsodie at 11:19 PM on November 19, 2005

see also yamaha paper crafts
posted by BrotherCaine at 12:12 AM on November 20, 2005

I like the bell-curve tee, and the savant / tard tee.
posted by BrotherCaine at 12:13 AM on November 20, 2005

Very Good.
posted by Jon-o at 6:11 AM on November 20, 2005

love it!
posted by tarantula at 7:40 AM on November 20, 2005

These are pretty cute, but what's with the horizontal scrolling. I'm seeing this a lot lately and it's evil.
posted by JeffK at 9:34 AM on November 20, 2005

Cool - I remember playing with a lot of papercraft toys when I was a kid (they usually came in book-form and I always felt bad about damaging the books).

JeffK - don't you have one of those fancy mice with vertical and horizontal scroll wheels? Yeah, I find it annoying too and no, I don't have a sidescroller mouse.
posted by PurplePorpoise at 9:44 AM on November 20, 2005

BrotherCaine, thank you for pointing out the additional papercraft mefi links. My daughter (6 yo, very much into making stuff out of cut paper lately) is going to have a total blast with this stuff. Good thing I stocked up on replacement printer cartridges...
posted by beth at 10:14 AM on November 20, 2005

Notice that the supercomputer cut-out named PAL 9000 bears a caption bubble saying "Daisy?"
posted by Elsa at 10:59 AM on November 20, 2005

Paper Transformers!
posted by lyam at 9:37 AM on November 21, 2005

posted by grouse at 10:30 AM on November 22, 2005

As a kid, I attempted to construct this paper clock at least twice but was always too eager to finish it to put the proper degree of precision into it, and thus the mechanism would never work... I'd love to give it another shot one day.
posted by rmannion at 9:50 PM on November 22, 2005

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