Hand-Cranked Wooden Kinetic Sculptures Jump And Sail Along With Your Imagination

Artist Ross McSweeney created a wonderful kinetic wooden sculpture that features a little boat floating upon a bumpy sea. Three different types of fish appear to jump out of the waves as they rise and fall, both horizontally and vertically. The sculpture is hand-cranked, although a motor can be made available.

This is a Kinetic wave sculpture made from mostly all wood. Each wave is driven by a cam that moves the wave both horizontally and vertically. …Originally it was going to run only off a motor, but I don’t like the noise so I made the motor box optional.

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Kinetic Wave Machine

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McSweeney’s other kinetic sculptures include a Running Horse Automata, Wooden Ferris Wheel and a Caterpillar Marble Machine.

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Running Horse Automata

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Running Horse Automata

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Wooden Ferris Wheel

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Marble Machine No.6 The Caterpillar

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