Sunday, December 12, 2010

The Toy Shop – 20 Marvelous Mechanical Models

The Toy Shop – 20 Marvelous Mechanical Models
Back in the 1980s there was a program for the Commodore 64 computer called 'The Toy Shop'. The program allowed you to print out designs to make twenty paper models, many of which were kinetic. The models included trucks, airplanes, a carousel, a sundial, flying toys, a catapult, a working scale, several machines, a zoetrope and this amazing mechanical bank!

A wonderful web page documents all of the projects from The Toy Shop program, allowing you to download both the patterns and the instructions for free.

Here is where you can view, download and make the 20 assorted projects from The Toy Shop software.

[ Thanks Julia! ]


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1 Comments:

Anonymous Jane prams said...

Happy new year and congrats on the magazine feature!

January 3, 2011 at 2:28 AM  

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