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18130 DA VINCI PADDLEBOAT
18130 DA VINCI PADDLEBOAT


 
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Retail Price: $21.98

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Product Code: 18130
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A SNAP TOGETHER model of DaVinci's Paddleboat

  • Easy to build
  • Complete step-by-step Instructions
  • No glue, no paint, no tools needed
  • Beautifully detailed
  • Learn, enjoy the operation, collect the series

    Leonardo da Vinci was an Italian polymath painter, sculptor, architect, musician, scientist, mathematician, engineer, inventor, anatomist, geologist, botanist and writer.
    Leonardo has often been described as the archetype of the Renaissance man, a man whose unquenchable curiosity was equaled only by his powers of invention. He is widely considered to be one of the greatest painters of all time and perhaps the most diversely talented person ever to have lived.

    Leonardo was also revered for his technological ingenuity. He conceptualized, among many others, a helicopter, a tank, a paddleboat, a self-propelling cart, concentrated solar power, a calculator, the double hull and outlined a rudimentary theory of plate tectonics. Relatively few of his designs were constructed or were even feasible during his lifetime, but some of his smaller inventions, such as an automated bobbin winder and a machine for testing the tensile strength of wire, entered the world of manufacturing unheralded. As a scientist, he greatly advanced the state of knowledge in the fields of anatomy, civil engineering, optics, and hydrodynamics.

    Da Vinci Machines Series
    Paddleboat

    • Adopted power equipment unit designed by Leonardo da Vinci
    • Paddle wheels operated by mechanical spring
    • Two pedals set the mechanism in motion that are linked to a belt, creating a reciprocating motion to rotate the paddles


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