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This book contains detailed descriptions, drawings, and photos of the most popular wood mechanical movements found in current wood automata projects. A detailed set of plans is included in making your own wood gears. Photos are included wherever possible to show the various wood mechanical movements in use. The last section of the book is a complete set of detailed plans to build your own wood automata, which is a figure doing push-ups. Automata is a form of art. Some use it to build interesting automated wood mechanical art projects and others use it to make toys. Links are provided to offer ideas and to see what others have done. Although the book has many dimensioned drawings and photos, it is easily viewed with readers as small as Ipods and Iphones making it ideal to be viewed with minimal restrictions.

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