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Materials used for making a wood automaton

Here are some sources of materials I recommend for quality, selection, and service:

Rockler.com Woodworking Superstore

Amazon.com Industrial & Scientific Store

Woodcraft.com

Basswood for Carving

Basswood Carving StockBasswood Carving Stock
Available in lengths from 6" to 48" ...

Basswood Carving Stock



Hardwood for Building Automaton Boxes and Mechanisms

Thin Lumber-Exotic and Domestic

These finer species make beautiful accent woods for your finer projects. Colorful woods make dramatic edging, accents and inlays. Thin sizes are perfect for small projects.
Aromatic Cedar Lining
Aromatic Cedar Lining
Honduras Mahogany
Honduras Mahogany
Bolivian Rosewood
Bolivian Rosewood
African Padauk
African Padauk
Purpleheart
Purpleheart
Cocobolo
Cocobolo
Teak
Teak
Wenge
Wenge
Birch
Birch
Maple
Maple
Red Oak
Red Oak
Walnut
Walnut
Cherry
Cherry
White Oak
White Oak
Ash
Ash

Brass for Making Automata

brass rod
Brass rod


brass bar
Brass bar


brass tubing
Brass tubing


All brass stock
All Brass


All brass fasteners
Brass fasteners


Finishing, Sanding, and Glue

Finishing, Sanding and Glues

Everything you need to put together and finish your project: glues, sandpaper, stains, and finishes.
Finishing
Finishing
Gluing, Epoxy, Adhesives and Fillers
Gluing, Epoxy, Adhesives and Fillers
Sanding
Sanding

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