Making crazy devices that perform simple but useful tasks has never been more fun! Make 50 Wild and Wacky (but Useful!) Contraptions shows you how to create the most mazelike contraptions imaginable. Inside you'll discover:
The key players in the world of contraptions: Rube Goldberg, Heath Robinson, and Robert Storm Petersen
The different components that go into making a contraption, and how to build them
The scientific, mechanical, and engineering secrets behind each of the components
How to build working models that demonstrate all of the techniques
Finally, and most importantly, Make 50 Wild and Wacky (but Useful!) Contraptions contains 50 easy-to-follow projects that show you how to make your own fiendishly complicated machines.
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Robert Brandt runs his own design consultancy based in Brighton, England. His many commissions include engineering diagrams, three-dimensional modeling, architectural rendering, and interior design. He has also created technical illustrations for several books published in the United States, Canada, UK, and Australia.
Eric Chaline is a professional author, editor, and journalist based in London. He has numerous book and magazine credits covering a range of nonfiction subjects, including design, travel, and health and fitness.
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