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Creative Kinetics Making Mechanical Marvels in Wood

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ISBN-10: 1402732236

ISBN-13: 9781402732232

Edition: 2007

Authors: Rodney Frost, Leanne Fuchs

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Artist, inventor, and longtime author Rodney Frost is known for wacky, whimsical woodworking books that encourage readers to experiment. With his newest, most creative volume yet, he provides an introduction to the wild and whimsical world of kinetic art—art that moves. Using plenty of informative sidebars and dynamic illustrations, Frost teaches the basic techniques in his own inimitable style, beginning with easy, fun projects like weather vanes and mobiles powered by air currents alone. Then it’s on to simple toys you manipulate with strings, and art mechanized by levers, cranks, cams, and cogs. Far from a routine woodworking book,Creative Kineticswill inspire even the least craft-minded…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Co., Inc.
Publication date: 4/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 144
Size: 8.25" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

Rodney Frost is the author of Making Mad Toys & Mechanical Marvels in Wood, Creative Kinetics, and The Nature of Woodworking. He is a graduate of Brighton College of Art with a national diploma in design and a teaching certificate from the University of London and has appeared on the TV programs In the Workshop, Canadian Gardening TV, and Hands over Time. With Making Whirligigs, Whimsies, and Folk Toys, he continues his tradition of thoughtful and thorough designs, some old and some definitely never seen before. Rodney lives in Orillia, Ontario, where he sews clothes for himself, plays his euphonium, and wonders what's coming next.