9780486412337

Whimsical Whirligigs and How to Make Them

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  • ISBN13:

    9780486412337

  • ISBN10:

    0486412334

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/8/2011
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
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Summary

Clearly written, amply illustrated guide provides step-by-step directions and full-size patterns for creating over 30 delightful projects from the simple Vane Whirligig to the intricate Clashing Knights. Figures include Danny the Dinosaur, Doctor Doolittle, Johnny Appleseed, the Dancing Sailor, and the Coo-Coo Bird, among others. Photograph accompanies each finished project.

Table of Contents

Foreword ix
An Introduction to Whirligigs
1(10)
What Is a Whirligig?
1(1)
The Whirligigs in This Book
2(1)
The Parts of a Whirligig
3(1)
What You Need to Make a Whirligig
4(4)
Mounting the Whirligig
8(1)
When You Need Help
9(2)
Part I Simple Whirligigs 11(52)
Basic Whirligig
12(2)
The Simple Vane Whirligigs
12(2)
Arm-Waving Whirligig
14(14)
Making Arms for Arm-Wavers
15(1)
Toy Soldier
15(2)
Doctor Doolittle
17(2)
Pinocchio
19(4)
Happy Sailor
23(2)
Smiling Lady
25(2)
When Arm-Wavers Don't Work
27(1)
Winged Whirligigs
28(9)
Coo-Coo Bird
29(2)
More About double-Bladed Propellers
31(2)
Guardian Angel
33(1)
A Weathervane Whirligig Angel
33(1)
Flying Elephant
34(3)
Special and Weathervane Whirligigs
37(13)
Cruise Ship
39(1)
Gondola
39(3)
Juggling Clown
42(2)
Balancing Clown
44(1)
Dancing Sailor
45(2)
Football Player
47(3)
Mechanical Whirligigs
50(13)
The Mechanism for Mechanical Whirligigs
50(2)
Danny the Dinosaur
52(3)
David the Wood Chopper
55(4)
Mary in Her Garden
59(4)
Part II Complex Whirligigs 63(46)
Advanced Methods in Whirligig Construction
64(8)
Making Designs Larger
64(1)
Other Axles for Winged and Arm-Waving Whirligigs
65(1)
Other Camshafts for Mechanical Whirligigs
66(1)
Other Cams
67(1)
Use of Propellers
68(2)
Using More Advanced Tools
70(2)
More Intricate Whirligigs
72(37)
Baseball Player
72(2)
Carolina Wren
74(2)
Cheerleader
76(3)
Signaling Scout
79(2)
Kayak
81(2)
Fisher in the Boat
83(5)
Nots on metal and Wooden Camshafts
88(1)
Clashing Knights
88(4)
Machine Lab
92(4)
Patriotic Drummer
96(3)
Winning Race Car
99(2)
Daniel Boone and the Bear
101(3)
Whirligigs as Sculpture
104(1)
Johnny Appleseed
105(3)
Other Mew Directions in Whirligig Construction
108(1)
Afterword: Designing Your Own Whirligigs 109(2)
Index 111

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