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Forum topic by GrandpawB posted 02-05-2011 04:26 PM 1232 views 1 time favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-05-2011 04:26 PM

I’ve joined a few different woodworking sites and enjoy reading the advice others more talented than I gladly give out. Somewhere I came across a neat little gear design program and saved it in my “favorites” on my laptop. Well, the laptop’s motherboard finally went to motherboard Heven and I can’t for the life of me find that little program. I can’t even remember which fourm I was on. Does anyone know what gear design program I’m refering to? (IABGO)

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#1 posted 02-05-2011 05:03 PM

I FOUND IT! If anyone’s interested, it’s at

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#2 posted 02-06-2011 01:01 AM

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#3 posted 02-06-2011 01:34 AM

good for you it was the same site I wuold had trown after you ….LOL

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#4 posted 02-06-2011 01:52 PM

yep that site is listed in my favorites

its always good to go back and see what matthias has been up to lately

it always blows my mind what he does


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#5 posted 02-07-2011 11:57 PM

I like the woodgears program and have used it to generate profiles for wooden clock gears. It is quick and easy to use.

There is another new gear program that is supposedly really good. Check out

It is written by Art Fenerty, the same guy that wrote the original Mach program for CNC control. The cost is $75 for the full version, but there is a demo version with a free download.

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