Sunday, November 21, 2010

Ron Fuller's Lion Tamer - free schematic drawing!

Ron Fuller's Lion Tamer - Free Schematic Drawing
As part of their extraordinarily fun 40-day long seasonal event called the 'Mechanical Magic of Cabaret', Cabaret Mechanical Theatre are offering a free download of a detailed diagram of Ron Fuller's famous Lion Tamer automaton. The diagram has an exploded view, plan views, detail views, and a comprehensive parts list. This is useful material if you are a fan of Fuller's work or if you plan to make your own automata.

Here is where you can download The Lion Tamer drawiong by Ron Fuller from Cabaret Mechanical Theatre.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Thanks for posting the link. I'm currently making the lion tamer from the plans in The Art & Craft of Wooden Toys. The measurements there don't seem to match the photos. If that doesn't work out I can fall back on the metric measurements listed in this CMT list.

November 21, 2010 at 1:03 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I have made more than one Lion Tamer based on the "Art & Craft" book (e.g.: and the measurements in the book are fine. There could be some differences between those given in the book and those provided in the pdf file. Stick with one set measurements as the two may not be interchangeable.


November 21, 2010 at 2:38 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Good to know, then I will persevere.


November 23, 2010 at 12:56 AM  

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