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How can we make a gear at home? (Without a gear making machine)? Answered


How can we make a gear at home? (Without a gear making machine)?

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Sol501

6 years ago

I have the same problem and just found this: http://woodgears.ca/gear_cutting/template.html

i love it :)

Jewler's saw, files, drill the hub, polish as necessary.

Or: Make a blank from more forgiving material, make a mold from the blank, cast in metal, use files to clean up, polish as necessary.

Yep, There's a fascinating program I found on line making gears by exactly that method.

Also, depends on your definition of "a gear making machine". If you mean a dedicated gear generating machine or a hobbing cutter in a bench milling machine.