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Dec. 16, 2010

Wooden Binary Adding Machine

by Zach Lynn


Video from matthiaswandel

This amazing but impractical machine can calculate sums up to 64 before resetting. It is just one of many fantastic creations, including wooden combination locks and steam engines, from the mind of Matthias Wandel, an engineer. You can see more of his projects at woodgears.ca

About Zach Lynn

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