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This gadget demonstrates roller gears. The large wheel turns at half the rate of the crank handle. The plans for the model came from the book Making Mechanical Marvels in Wood.
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#1 posted 11-24-2009 12:20 AM
i don’t see it demonstrated! lol c’mon though, you Have to post a video with something like that =]...for now I will just use my imagination. looks like a good conversation piece
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#2 posted 11-24-2009 01:30 AM
Pretty neat. Think I would pigeon hole that under contraptions (-:
-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska
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#3 posted 11-24-2009 02:22 AM
Video, pleeeeeeease!Sure it looks really cool, and the book seems interesting too. Thanks for the post.
-- Junji Sugita from Japan, http://tetra.blog12.fc2.com/
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#4 posted 11-24-2009 02:25 AM
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
#5 posted 11-24-2009 04:24 AM
Here is a video of the model in operation. Both videos are the same but in different formats.
Model video in flv format.Model video in avi format.
#6 posted 11-24-2009 04:42 AM
Thank you, now I can see how it works! This is really cool.
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#7 posted 11-24-2009 05:09 AM
I got this book a little while ago. I’m currently making a few of the single feed mechanisms for Christmas gifts. This was one of the other ones that caught my eye but I think I’ll work up to it. It looks pretty cool.
#8 posted 11-24-2009 06:42 AM
So….....why do we use gears????
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#9 posted 11-24-2009 04:06 PM
Really neat. Can it make pasta?
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#10 posted 11-25-2009 09:52 PM
-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!
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#11 posted 11-25-2009 11:37 PM
reminds me of a toy my gramps made years ago cool
-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug
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#12 posted 11-30-2009 12:54 AM
-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python
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