bicycle chain

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Project by Ted78 posted 11-21-2013 04:16 AM 1978 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Idea from a book my brother gave me a few years ago “Making more mechanical models” I was hoping to get a video but not sure how to upload one. This is going to be my brothers Christmas present. Hope he likes it.

-- Ted

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#1 posted 11-21-2013 06:55 AM


Going to add a Crank to it, etc.?

Nice job!

Does it work smooth?

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#2 posted 11-21-2013 09:50 AM

Looks great Ted, now you can build a wooden bike. Wouldn’t that be fun?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 11-21-2013 09:52 AM

G’Day Ted, There is sure a whole heap of work in doing that chain…
I’ve seen a “work in progress” by a mate doing the tracks for a crawler and so many small parts….
A true labour of love and patience..

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#4 posted 11-21-2013 10:17 AM

Great work, What a cool present….

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 11-21-2013 03:39 PM

very cool idea.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#6 posted 11-21-2013 03:46 PM

Very cool.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#7 posted 11-21-2013 05:30 PM

I’m a bicycle guy. I like this. Well done.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#8 posted 11-21-2013 09:47 PM

Great work! That’s a really piece of fine wood working!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#9 posted 11-21-2013 11:00 PM

Great gift! Very cool.

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#10 posted 11-22-2013 03:14 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


-- Carrying Anger is like Swallowing Poison and waiting for the Other Person to Die!

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#11 posted 11-22-2013 06:14 AM

Thanks for all the kind words everyone. Joe, I’ve pondered adding a crank right now I just turn the knob on the back to move the chain. It does finally run smooth, took a lot a fussing and fretting and adjusting to get there. Stafang, my son had the same idea. I’ve seen some pictures on the net of wooden bicycles. I think I’ll leave that to them.

-- Ted

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