gSSEhh - 2009-03-15 5-stars for awesome all-mechanical automation, and not fagging it all up by giving it that stupid label.
UnderANeonHalo - 2009-03-15 I have to agree that this whole steampunk thing is getting rather absurd. I'm about sick of everything with a gear or made of brass eliciting an "OMG STEAMPUNK!".
Desidiosus - 2009-03-15 How about a Rube Goldberg tag?
godot - 2009-03-15 Its a beautiful sculpture to place next to your astrolabe collection.
The amazing thing would be if it could pour the wine while not overshooting or undershooting. Tilting the bottle too fast gushes, too slow dribbles. So it presumably still requires an observer at the crank.
Robert DeNegro - 2009-03-15 Get a wheel and a team of hamsters on that thing, for Chrissakes!
dancingshadow - 2009-03-16 A centrifugal governor? Is there no simpler design for this ?
I guess automating the pouring phase so you don't have to keep cranking is where all the parts come in.