Pulleys intro 17.6.20.MOV
The links below provide further explanations and inspiration for making your own simple or compound pulley system at home. You don't have to watch them all, although they are very short, but they might help you create a pulley of your own. The last video shows how you can use a pulley as part of a bigger 'machine' - think Wallace and Gromit style contraption. You might like to have a go at something more ambitious like this!