Some interesting gears

These mechanical movement things were interesting and figured some of you would enjoy https://imgur.com/gallery/RWqXe

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Neat!! Thanks!

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WOW! These are amazing.

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cross reference to my post in December.
Check out this outstanding design - Organic Motion Sculpture.
This may be the way to get ideas to design your own.

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Love it!

Lots of animated mechanism ideas here:

though I have the feeling the link has been suggested here before.

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These are some great references. I’ve been playing around with some motion related designs lately after seeing some of Bob Potts stuff.


My biggest problem is i can’t figure out the best way to design them. Currently i use Illustrator mostly but with no way to test the motion it becomes really hard to design something.
Does anyone know if Fusion allows you to simulate gears?

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This finally convinced me to install Fusion 360. To have access to a library of parts like that is amazing. I have done Sketchup warehouse, but it’s hit or miss. Might as well start now.

Perfect, this is exactly what i was looking for.

Also: https://www.onshape.com/cad-blog/tech-tip-assembling-gears for those that like OnShape :slight_smile:

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hehe… cool. i can dig it. thanks!