Part IV: A Compendium of Stage Machinery

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The final chapters of this book are intended to be a source of ideas for mechanical designers seeking inspiration about machines useful for some of the more common scenery movements: turntables, lifts, and deck tracked effects. Nothing contained here is new or innovative, but since, as far as I am aware, nothing like this has been published before, it should prove a useful record of existing designs and techniques.

The illustrations are intended to represent the majority of the information presented here. They are generally drawn as representing real components rather than as schematic symbols, a choice ...

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