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Hi! where can I find the 3d assembly file?
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thank you, that would be amazing if you can upload it. thank you very much
I hope it makes sense.
I am planning to do a 3D assembly and upload it to grabCAD where you can see all the files in the exploded view, and where you can also download the assembly. I hope to have it ready by this weekend.
The part of the ratchet mechanism with the spring, is glued to the letter disc. The part with the gears on is glued to the dividers, which are secured with the bars on the inside. So the ratchet mechanism with the gears are static.
And the rings without the letters, are there for the ratches mechanism to work. They are glued to the inner bars, which keeps them from rotating, and the also keep the letter discs in place, so the whole thing does not fall apart, once it has been opened. Think of them like washers on a nut.
So I converted all the dxf files into a solidworks models of my own so I could modify it to my own needs and try to understand how to assemble it before I cut the parts. I have some questions still about the static and dynamic disks.I attached some picture of my solid models. For the first picture, what keeps the ratchet mechanism for the letter wheel stationary? Is it glued to the back side of the static disk? if it wasn't secured in some way, then the ratchet disk would rotate, and there would be no clicking sound.For the second picture. I still down understand why there is that ring without the letter notches. Is it glued to the letter ring, so it can rotate as well, and make the clicking noise or is there really no reason for there to be that ring, and I can just use another solid static plate in its place to make the assembly simpler?Thanks
Why not make the ratchet and ring portion of the static disc assembly just another one of the solid plates, so it can not rotate at all? It would mean less peaces, and easier to assemble.
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Can someone post photos of the static and dynamic disk assemblies? From what I can interpret, The rings on the outside of the static disk look like they can still rotate because of the ratchet mechanism.
so, I have TONS f questions, one of them is.. for the inner tube in guessing one of the two parts from the left is the one I have to use once.the thing is, when I sent the file to the laser cut company, they have me EVERY piece, more than 500 so I'm kind of confused, so to have an email or something? it should I pay all my questions here? thank you!
OK no forget about that inner tube, I did it! my question is directly with the outside .on the steps for building the dynamic discs photos 6 and 7 have different parts and I don't recognize which ones are the ones from photos 10 to 12.
hi! it's me.. again!!! I'm sorry for asking so much, so I already got the inner tube (finally) but that's all I have!! so here are a few questions:the dynamic disc goes like the first photo? I don't need anything else?. I see there are 2 different desings for the clicking mechanism, one with 4 dents on the inside and the other one rounded.also on the second photo I attached Seems like on the right there is a rounded piece that I don't have!also on the 3rd photo for the static disc, I need those pieces only? (I'm sorry I'm just very confused because on same steps I can see different parts but in the description says I only need 3. thank you so much you have no idea of how many people I showed this and they all loved it but are to lazy to try it.
Hi,Thanks, it makes me very happy that people like my project. The video should be on the first page of the instructable. If you for some reason can't see it, then here is a link: - Daedalus
I loves it, I already have the parts laser cut. I read somewhere in the instructable something about a video, do you have it? thanks and congratulations!
I have made a parametric version of this in OpenSCAD: https://github.com/bullestock/lasercut-box-openscad/blob/master/examples/pivotbox.sh
Because the parts at the current scale only fit together with 3 mm. plywood.
So for .25 inch wood I should scale by 225%?
Why do I need to scale up to use thicker wood?
Also what length and width of wood should I use?
Looks really nice. What size is it?
1:1 if you work in millimeters.
I used 3 mm. thick wood. But if that is not accessible then you can use whatever size you have and scale the file accordingly. Eg. if you have 4 mm. wood then you have to scale it by 133.33...% (4mm./3mm.*100%)
What scale should I use for the AUTOCAD file?
What size of wood should I use?
hiplease help mei cannot assemble of static and dynamic discs because i dont know the order of assmblingplease exlain which pieces must stick ith glue and which notpics are not cleari cut them by laser but ...thank you
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