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Helping my third grade cousin with her project for school

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Helping my third grade cousin with her project for school
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I know its taken me a while to get some pictures posted and i apoligize. I was asked to help out with her project about a day and a half before due, and with a job , wife and kids,,, means alot of rushing,lol, but the requirements were, just a simple machine,or likeness there of, something simple that has funtion i guess is the best description, well to make a long story short, when it was brought to my attention i was checking out that woodgears site that someone here mentioned and had to peek at it, and there it was his gear templete genrator, so above we have a moving working gear made from birch ply, solid cherry bottom, birch sides and all finished with general finishes “honey” stain, being its due in the morn,.. and we just stained it like 30 min ago,,,,,have to finish coat it afterwards,,,hey guys thanks for looking , ya’ll are great, and i will make sure to post some pics of some other stuff that ive done in past





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#1 posted 10-09-2009 06:49 AM

Thats neat!
Bet she gets an A+.

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#2 posted 10-09-2009 06:54 AM

thanks bob

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#3 posted 10-09-2009 03:53 PM

You might be starting a couple of future engineers from that class.

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#4 posted 10-09-2009 04:26 PM

what is the address of the gear website? cuz that looks pretty cool.

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#5 posted 10-09-2009 05:00 PM

I’ve found this site for a gear template generator. It may be different than what jpc used.
http://woodgears.ca/gear_cutting/template.html

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#6 posted 10-09-2009 05:47 PM

fun project well done

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#7 posted 10-09-2009 11:56 PM

Way to compensate for wood movement…..

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#8 posted 10-10-2009 02:06 AM

Nice work!

You are a great cousin!

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#9 posted 10-10-2009 05:43 AM

really neat box joint jig on that link Doug provided

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#10 posted 09-01-2010 12:22 PM

Love the gears and that gear site is great. Mechanical wood toys are great conversation pieces.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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