Square Gears

by Billion, published

Square Gears by Billion Nov 26, 2008

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Just a couple of square gears and a frame to hold them more of a curiosity than useful thing.


Cut it out and use 6mm dowels to hold it together.

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Why not use your square gears to make a spirograph type drawing set?

For square gears and other mechanical goodies, a great online site is the Kinematic Models for Design Digital Library at Cornell University


Fantastique !!! je voulais tester, c'est chose faite.


What program did you make these gears in?

Here's a movie of the one I made:


Thanks for sharing this Billion, it's awesome!

I wanna see these working :-)

Don't know if they're hard to make, but here a nice explanation of non-circular gears:

I hope there will be an entire family of these gears on thingiverse!

Would also be niced to see combo's of planetary gears.

Fascinating stuff, I had no idea non-circular gears existed. I thought this was just a joke object.

Fantastic! I wanted to make some square gears a bit back, but got hung up on the math.

yes! i've been waiting for square gears =)