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I made this instructable because I needed a way to drive multiple axles in sync for another instructable I am making. Unlike some makers I have no acc...
First, you need to cut a square out of the wood. This square should be 2.5 in x 2.5 in. Make sure it is as close as possible to being right on. The pr...
This is where precision really starts to matter. Measure 3/4 from a corner of the square on both edges, then cut from point to point. Repeat that for ...
Here is where you will use your drill/drill press and 3/4 inch drill bit. Take your octagon, clamp it down tightly and drill straight down centering y...
With your file or sand paper, round off the teeth on your sprocket. After that, your sprocket is done. This picture is a perfect example of what happe...
In order to actually use a sprocket, you need a belt. You can make a belt out of almost anything, the only thing you need to know is that 3/4 the leng...
I used a computer to produce a prototype because I was not sure that my idea would actually work. I needed to see if the octagon would actually turn o...
Since I have entered this into the make it challenge I feel that i should say what I would do with a 3d printer. I often find myself at the point in a...
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Posted:Apr 1, 2012
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