Culy Drinken 9 aug 2012

Man maakt mini-machines van brons in wijnglazen

Wauw, dit moet je zien! Kunstenaar Szymon Klimek maakt prachtige miniatuur machientjes van messing en brons in wijnglazen. Tot op de precisie!

“Made from 0.1 millimeter sheets of brass and bronze, Klimek’s miniature machines dance effortlessly in wine-glass enclosures that measure little more than 4 inches across. Klimek’s latest creation, Sponge, is a steam engine-like machine named for the latticework of tiny, interconnected brass pieces that expands and contracts as the engine runs. Sitting in a wine glass about a foot tall, a small silicon solar cell powers a concealed electric motor, which drives the 3-inch flywheel. He doesn’t work to a specific scale, but customizes his designs for each glass: the opening of Sponge’s wine glass and the diameter of its flywheel differed by less than a millimetre.”

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Man maakt mini-machines van brons in wijnglazen