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Picture of Movable Toy Fish
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This work is a movable fish pieced together with layers of plywood. Everything was done by hand with a bandsaw including the geared mechanisms. The fish can be taken apart to showcase the mechanism that moves the fins and tail, and can easily put back together. The body of the fish is held together partly by magnets. The length of the work is a little over two feet. 
alcurb3 days ago

Almost made it into my "Got Wood?" - wooden gadgets collection, but it lacks instruction. Too bad.

oegha_n1 year ago
Spectacular project! But, do you have any instructions on it? I can't find any
shallnot2 years ago
Back in the good old days people would figure out how to replicate an object by measuring know lengths and using some simple math to figure out the sizes of the parts.

If the whole fish is about 2 feet then it looks like the body is about half that length...
isross2 years ago
Looks awesome and intriguing. Where can I get the plans??????
isross2 years ago
Looks awesome and intriguing. Where can I get the plans??????
isross2 years ago
Looks awesome and intriguing. Where can I get the plans??????
isross2 years ago
Looks awesome and intriguing. Where can I get the plans??????
hammer98762 years ago
Any chance of seeing it in action? How about a movie? Congratulations on being "Featured."
lootsvele2 years ago
Fantastic!
hazlett2 years ago
I have been under the impression that "Instructables" should have INSTRUCTIONS !
How about the plan or at least some dimensions, It is really cool would be better if you used hard wood. =8')
Brave_heart2 years ago
It is fantastic but give me step by step instructions
imbigman2 years ago
Absolutly Awesome. I am going to give this a go. Love it!
Gosh !!! what a beautiful fish you've made !!! As Kiteman, i want to ask you for templates and make it for my little girl... ( and sorry for my english, i'm frenchy).

bensifone.blog4ever.com
Very innovative and creative! great job! This piece will most likely spur many more examples of kinetic art. You've got MY vote!
spike35792 years ago
Well done!
What's next?
A watch?
aideym2 years ago
I really love this. Beautiful work and totally echo the request for a template.
flyingpuppy2 years ago
That is intricate! And magnets--yes please! You're a girl after my own kin. Very well done.
Lorddrake2 years ago
WOW!!

amazing detail work.
taky2 years ago
This is amazing. I would love to have a pattern!!
Thrasym2 years ago
That's pretty neat. I'd love to see one done in clear acrylic, or tinted/painted but still transparent.
andythemac2 years ago
It does look stunning! I'd love to see it in action. Can you upload a movie?
Do you have any photos of it being made?
(Japanese Fighting Fish?)
Kiteman2 years ago
By hand??

Wow, excellent job!

(I don't suppose you have templates for other people to use?)