Useless Machine

 Another useless machine.

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    knotatypo

    3 years ago

    Updated link:

    http://www.5thelephant.com/useless_machine.htm

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    knotatypo

    9 years ago on Introduction

    After taking a look at the options for an instructable I decided to just put everything on a web page.  Kinda funny that this editor (for comments) underlines instructable as being misspelled.
     
    Images and all CAD files are here:

    www.5thelephant.com/useless.htm

    Enjoy

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    Kim B.Sknotatypo

    Reply 3 years ago

    I know it is a long time since but do you stile have the plans for this. The site is down.

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    ursabigbear

    7 years ago on Introduction

    OM EFFIN G!!! pointless? useless? No sir!! Not at all!! Beautiful craftsmanship... and it turns the switch off!!! Knotty you rock!!!

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    Not useless at all... certainly a talking point... and maybe an analogy for something deep... anyway... fantastic idea... would love to see more!

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    knotatypolemonie

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

     Yes, started with the IC circuit but scrapped that in favor of the simpler limit switch circuit. And of course you've got to have your polished brass, LEDs...

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    knotatypolemonie

    Reply 9 years ago on Introduction

     Went thru several iterations. Sorting out which drawings and which parts of them are relevant (like gluing labels on ants while wearing mittens)...

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    me

    9 years ago on Introduction

    it maybe useless, but it looks really good, I like the steampunk touch to it