The Birthing Engine - Finished
A contemporary automaton by Dug North
I am please with how this one turned out. I confess that the wood stain was difficult to apply evenly, since the
wood will soak up more where the grain is open. I tried pre-staining with
Minwax Wood Conditioner, and it helped.
WoodBurst Stain for the color on this one.
The figures and nicely old-fashioned. This one always gets a laugh from people.
The ringing bell suggests that the baby is "done" and really adds to the hectic pace of the deliveries.