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Inverted Geneva Wheel Mechanism

inverted-geneva_new-gottland

Over a year ago I created this lively little mechanism and just tonight got around to drawing up the plans for it. In addition to the jpg above I have also uploaded a PDF to my public Google Drive.

New Gottland of Adobe

Just part of my extensive brush collection.

I am not a very good illustrator. I’m untrained and I don’t practice as often as I should. However, I am pretty good at building stuff. Big stuff and little stuff. Materials and their manipulation are my second language. And building stuff requires tools — lots of them. Continue reading

Make Geneva wheels of any size

This summer, in an effort to teach myself Autodesk Inventor 2012 I decided to construct a virtual Geneva wheel. I have made actual Geneva wheels in the past using a pre-existing templates but I had no idea how to lay out this mechanism from scratch. Continue reading