Automata + Kinetics
Archers Arcadia Step right up, don’t be shy! See the glitzy automata + arcade exhibitions by David Archer.
Artomic Thomas Kuntz Automata and effects site. Unbelieveable talent!
AutomatomaniA Great automata site!
AutomataCon A Convention for Automata Makers, Collectors and Enthusiasts held at the Morris Museum in Morristown, New Jersey.
The Automata/Automaton Group If you are on Facebook and are interested in mechanical automata — join this group!
Automata Theatre Examples of Spanish mechanical theatres exhibited at fairs all over Spain since 1920.
Baranger Studios Window Displays.
Bärenpresse Intricate paper automata kits to build. German site, find a translator, kits are amazing!
Barking Dogs Automata Dan Torpey’s whimsical automata. Hand-crafted colorful wood creations.
Barnacle Press Fabulous “Junior Times” mechanical paper automata. Free download! Very Cool!!
Cabaret Mechanical Handmade Automata, kits, videos, books by Paul Spooner and Keith Newstead.
CeraCera Unique paper automata kits!
Christopher Furman Check out the artists beautiful kinetic work. His mechanisms are works of art..
Dominique Corbin Wonderful handmade automata by French artist and FX technican. See them move!
Dug North Maker of wooden automata. Dug reviews automata related books.
The Flying Pig Gallery Contemporary Automata, print out a free sample.
Fourteen Balls Toy Co. Paul Spooner and Matt Smith, wonderful automata!
Paul Guinan See “Boilerplate” an 1890s mechanical man. Hand-crafted, kinetic sculpture, beautiful detail!
Historical Watches: Automatons Interesting article about automata origins (great links). Thanks Molly!
Hitchcock’s of Bath British mechanical, German folk toys, sculpture, Automata exhibitions.
Karakuri Corner Ningyo mechanical doll. Robot kits and more!
Keith Newstead The master Automatist, inspiration to all automata makers.
Kinetic-Art.org Kinetic Art site.
Martin Smith Automata Humorous macabre figures, beautifully crafted.
The MAD Museum Mechanical Art & Design museum located in the UK celebrating mechanical design and engineering.
Mechanical Adventures A FB group focusing on the processes involved in making automata, from new and recycled materials.
Modern Automata Museum The museum contains about 200 automata (Italian-use Google translate).
Morris Museum Permanent exhibition of Murtogh D. Guinness collection of mechanical musical instruments and automata.
MouseWorks Canada “Where Science, Technology & Art Meet.” Contemporary Automata and DIY kits.
Optical Toys Paper toys: Muybridge flipbooks, Peter Markey automata.
PaperPino Creative paper automata by Giuseppe (Pino) Civitarese.
Rolling Ball Sculptures Moving art, curious machines, automata. Great links! Wunderbar!
Skilch Crafts Paper automata kits. Cute and lots of FUN for all!
TheLivingWeb Link site for Automata and Kinetic mechanized toys. Check out the incredible side links!
TimberKits Wood automata kits or ready built models. Customization.
Tom Haney “Articulated Artwork” Fabulous automata, interesting work!
Will Jackson Coin operated machines, clocks and other mechanical devices. Technological explanations.
Active Robots UK Robotics & Hobby Electronics. High-quality robot kits, controllers and accessories.
All Electronics Thousands of electronics and electro-mechanical parts & supplies at low prices.
SkyCraft Parts & Surplus The place for Electronic and Government surplus and hard to find items.
Robot Books.com A choice selection of robot books, kits, magazines, movies and very cool robot toys!
Jameco’s Robot Store World’s most complete offering of robot kits, parts, motors, muscle wire, books etc.!
Mondo-tronics:The Robot Store The world’s biggest collection of hobby robots & supplies! Buy ’em ALL!
Making Electric Circuits Projects Great articles on electric circuits and electronics projects – thanks Katey, future Engineer!
Interesting + Info
Revision3 Internet Television.
TWiT.tv (this WEEK in TECH) Leo Laporte tech podcasts have computer solutions.
The New Screen Savers A variety show for tech on the TWiT network. Nerd heaven!
BoingBoing Wonderful things to know.
MetaFilter Community ‘blog.
Google Search Best search engine. Try the Search by Image when you want to avoid long link lists.
Wikipedia the free encyclopedia.
Artgator Link site for fine and decorative art. Upload images and frame them with their virtual framer.
Common Dreams News Alternative news.
Museum of Science + Industry One of the great museums in Chicago. Spend a day, then eat a pizza.
BodyWorlds Prof. Gunther von Hagens exhibit of human bodies using plastination. SQUEAMISH ALERT!
Straight Dope Cecil Adams, Smartest Human Being on the planet. Fighting ignorance since 1973.