Gear template generator. This free online gear template generator is designed for making scale accurate paper gear templates which you can glue onto wood and then cut out with a bandsaw.
I recommend printing the gears with an ink jet printer. Even cheap ink jet printers print very scale accurate but Not all laser printers are accurate. This is the new version (as of September 2015). You can still access the old Flash based version Getting the printout to scale correctly Different browsers print at different scales depending on browser type and printer configuration. Free Metalworking Projects & Plans. MIT TechTV Machine Shop Videos. Here is a great resource for new machinists that almost seems like a secret because I have never seen it mentioned on any of the discussion groups or forums I belong to.
In 1995 the director of MIT’s machine shop for the Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (Robotics Group) made ten videos, totaling more than seven hours, that teach students how to use machine tools. They show how to set up and do basic machining operations on a mill, lathe, drill press and other common shop equipment, but they do not include recommendations about cutting speeds or feed rates because students are expected to look up that information on their own. The instructor generally does an excellent job, but even seven hours is not long enough for all the material he tries to cover and there are some shortcomings.
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Mini Rover Redux. This project is based on work by MAKE magazine contributor Tom Zimmerman.
Tom, who was honored in 2009 as California’s Volunteer of the Year for his unpaid teaching campaign in public schools, developed the idea as a hands-on activity to accompany his talks about the Mars rover program. Basically, he mounted an X10 wireless surveillance camera on a small R/C car frame, fixed some magnets to the front bumper, and challenged students to drive the vehicle around remotely and pick up scattered tin cans with the magnets. That project was published as “Mini Mars Rover” in MAKE Volume 06, back in 2006. The X10 XCAM2 wireless video camera specified in Tom’s original build was one of the first small, inexpensive CMO-based 2.4 GHz wireless surveillance cameras marketed for home use.
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The Inventor's Workshop. Leonardo's fascination with machines probably began during his boyhood. Some of his earliest sketches clearly show how various machine parts worked. As an apprentice in the studio of the artist Verrocchio, Leonardo observed and used a variety of machines. By studying them he gained practical knowledge about their design and structure.
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