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Skill Builder: Learn The Types Of Gears

Skill Builder: Learn The Types Of Gears

Learn the options for transmitting movement in your mechanical projects

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5 Mechanical Celestial Models From Paper To Brass

A multitude of materials lend themselves to creating these mechanical orreries

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Clever Crafter Constructs Canine Caressing Contraption

Clever Crafter Constructs Canine Caressing Contraption

  Cogs and gears are fascinating bits to play with as a maker. So many of us explore and tinker with the mesmerizing movement of these simple machines. Matt Thompson of Thompson Woodworking was exploring just how easy these things were to create when his canine companion Bonnie came up and let him know that […]

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Understanding How a Watch Works

Understanding How a Watch Works

A mid-20th century industrial film explains how a watch works.

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The Moving Gear Inlay in This Coffee Table Is Mesmerizing

The Moving Gear Inlay in This Coffee Table Is Mesmerizing

After seeing the gear-filled Executive desk by Dale Mathis during a trip to Las Vegas, Thomas Lerchenfeld was inspired to build a coffee table version. His table design (seen here on imgur) was inspired by, and is very close in design to, the one seen in the video below by Brett Withjack. It looks beautiful […]

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20 Sculptures That Upcycle Your ‘Cycle

Bikes on walls, stools made out of bike parts, pyramids, domes, fences, and more! There’s a lot of arty ways to give a bike a second life.

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