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This is an easy-to-build Dragon that "flies" when you turn the crank. I'm really starting to get into making automata, so I hope you folks enjoy them as well.
Shown here in MakerBot's Dark Sanguine Red ABS.
Created by Jason
1.) Find, or buy, the following things;
a.) Some 1mm brass rods (or a bunch of paperclips- straightened out) b.) Some really small wire, or a single bread tie (coating stripped off) c.) 8 x 3mm screws and nuts (or whatever fits) d.) 1 3/4 inch washer (optional-just helps it turn a little smoother) e.) Super glue, and/or hot glue f.) A drill with a 3/16" bit (AKA -a small bit)
2.) Refer to the photos I uploaded.
3.) Have fun!!
Automaton Dragon! by MakerBot is licensed under the Creative Commons - Attribution license.
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