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Gear Heart

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Patti @ MAKE posted up this amazing video of a geared papercraft sculpture in the shape of a heart by a Japanese artist. anybody care to translate and tell us more about it?

4 thoughts on “Gear Heart

  1. felt cafe says:

    here is my rough translation:
    he is explaining that there are 3 gears that have 15 teeth each, and 9 gears that have 10 teeth each. in total, the gear heart is constructed of 12 gears.
    the gears are all connected to each other, so when one of them moves, they all move.
    then he shows how the gears rotate. in one rotation of the heart shown in the video, the gears that have 15 teeth rotated 2 times, while the gears that have 10 teeth rotated 3 time.

  2. Gear Heart Rebecca Stern says:

    That’s awesome, thanks!

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Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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