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Rolling Ball Clocks #2

"Focus on the journey, not the destination. Joy is found not in finishing an activity but in doing it.." -- Greg Anderson

Making Gear Facings (Hubcaps)

On my first clock I added a thin wood facing disk to each side of the gears. I added stripes to make it look fancy . I liked the look of that so here we go again.

Basically this involves gluing together ~1" boards of alternating black walnut and red oak and then cutting off 1/4" (5mm) slices from which to cut two disks for each wheel (8 disks total for the two clocks).

It's a bit more complicated than that due to the limitations of my equipment.

That all about the basic gears.

Next step: the motors ...

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