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Tricky Guy is Andrew Verhoeven.  I have been designing and building special effects for film and television since 1995.

Tricky Guy Special Effects specializes in automated machines – repeatable control of hydraulic and electric servo systems.  I design and execute the entire scope of these projects;   the initial concepts developed into CAD models,  electronic control systems, mechanical construction and operation.

Occasionally working outside of film, I have collaborated on large scale art installations, entertainment facilities, manufacturing and prototyping.

An inventory of 6 DOF gimbals /motion bases, Stewart platforms and manipulators is available to simulate your next spaceship, car ride, plane crash, earthquake or sinking ship.