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Models built for the 'Executive Toys' Secretary's Challenge

The Challenge:

This challenge is an idea from Cathy - construct the perfect Christmas gift for the highflying businessman the executive toy.  Popular in the 1980s and '90s, you could have the classic Newton's Cradle or any number of chrome plated figures balancing on stands or revolving.  Or you could come up with a design of your own.


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Built for the Executive Toys Secretary's Challenge"Hole In One" Golf Toy

Built by Chris Smith

 
 
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Built for the Executive Toys Secretary's ChallengeExecutive Decision Maker

Built by Brian Leach

This executive toy removes that need to agonise over difficult decisions.  Simply let the plumb line fall and it will fall into either the "yes" or the "no" bucket - decision made! One design mistake: The lifting pulley should not be connec...
 
 
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Built for the Executive Toys Secretary's ChallengeExecutive Toy Aeroplane

Built by Douglas Windibank

A small aeroplane spinning round on top of a pole.
 
 
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Built for the Executive Toys Secretary's ChallengeGeodesic Sphere

Built by Frank Paine

A geodesic sphere made from just 2½" strips, nuts and bolts.  This is in the pattern of a series of 12 pentagons linked by hexagons, familiar to most people as the arrangement of panels on a modern football, and is one where a series of 60 ...
 
 
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Built for the Executive Toys Secretary's ChallengeNewton's Cradle

Built by Chris Warrell

This is an attempt to construct a "Newton's Cradle" for the Executive Toy Secretary's Challenge. This one is so called because it demonstrates, to some extent, Newton's Laws of Motion. Wikipedia, the online encyclopaedia, has this to say: Newto...
 
 
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Built for the Executive Toys Secretary's ChallengeTower of Hanoi Puzzle

Built by Jim Ellicott

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