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Make 50 Wild and Wacky (but Useful!) Contraptions

Robert Brandt, Eric Chaline

Published by Harper Paperbacks, 2008
ISBN 10: 006143776X / ISBN 13: 9780061437762
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Title: Make 50 Wild and Wacky (but Useful!) ...

Publisher: Harper Paperbacks

Publication Date: 2008

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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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