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Top 10: Gears!

We have done both gear- and gear-making-related roundups before, but our gear world has turned (bam!) quite a few times since then, and we’ve covered some even hotter gear action in the interim. Someday there’s going to be a gear-roundup roundup. But for now, here’s our top gear content as it stands today:

#10

Planetary Gear Motorcycle Wheel


#9

Roll Your Own Da Vinci-Style Worm Gear — DIY How-To From Make: Projects


#8

Harnessing Bacteria To Turn Gears


#7

Planetary Gear Old-Fashioned Bicycle


#6

Gear Template Generator


#5

TriGears – 3D Printed Puzzle Co-created By BitTorrent Inventor


#4

Do These Gears Really Work?


#3

Gear Ring Is Shiny, Spins


#2

Geared Candleholder — DIY How-To From Make: Projects


#1

How-To: Make Your Own Gears

Did I miss a good one? Let me know, below!

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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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