I am a Minnesota local and here's the link to my first wooden automata project....Automata iPhone Dock. It cranks from portrait to landscape mode. Follow the link to see a video and complete details of the build process. Hope to get your feedback.
http://www.freewebs.com/murtazalakdawal ... nedock.htm
It was also featured on Gizmodo. Here's the link. http://gizmodo.com/5373109/wooden-autom ... horizontal