john w. hutchinson

small-scale

kinetic woodworking

"A little bit of too much is just enough for me." -- James Agee

in the works

Self-Building Animated Lamp


Driven by a Scotch Yoke mechanism, a pair of Dynamo Men methodically saw a log into timbers.  The resulting rough-sawn lumber is stickered for air drying, and then arrayed about a linen shade to further diffuse the light.


For more information on the Scotch Yoke mechanism, see ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scotch_yoke