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Friday Night Flicks: The Delicate Work of Restoring Mechanical Antiques

Whether you follow the tradition of celebrating the holiday season until Twelfth Night, or  follow the Julian Calendar and are still working up to Christmas, it is still the holiday season so I thought a video about someone who repairs … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Ghosts of Gone Birds

I haven’t posted a video of an automaton for a while. Here’s an excellent piece by Keith Newstead. As a bonus, it includes drawings by Ralph Steadman.     If you are interested in seeing close-up images of this piece … Continue reading

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Friday Night Flicks: Keith Newstead and Paul Spooner

I only discovered the work of Keith Newstead after getting high speed internet, but I have known about Paul Spooner since the late 1980s, when my brother-in-law gave me a book by Spooner called The Zoo of Tranquility. It contained … Continue reading

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