Here we have the latest automata edition from the Fourteen Balls Toy Company
It's called " The Eternal Optimist " designed and made by me ( Matt Smith ) .
It's constructed from my usual range of materials , Douglas fir , lime wood , Maple , brass
Delrin , stainless steel and Dynemma string and finished in liquitex paint .
The mechanism is fairly complicated and includes a clutch and a rotating turntable .
The model is quite big being  250 mm x 120 mm x 340mm
The Dodo's are 150 mm high.
I won't describe it's sequence as it's better to watch the videos , here are the links to the videos

The edition is available to order for delivery later in the year ( November or December )

The cost of the automata is £ 1,400.00 ( GBP) + delivery at cost