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Mechanical props

Werther's Originals Sweet-shoot

Wherthers sweet shoot

Made for Wherther's pop-up shop that that travels around the UK and still does. The public select one of six sweets
and by pulling a ring they slide down the helter skelter into their bowl. The machine was completely mechanical with
no electrics and the hardest part was to design a gate mechaniism (below) that would deliver a certain quantity, not
get jammed, by incredibly durable, as it isthe public operating this, yet not mangle the sweet.

copper hopper

This was made for Hot Pickle for their client Wherther's Original. It was a nice prop to make but the guilt I felt from
promoting sweets promted me to give 3% of my fee to Diabetes UK