Hanging Gear Clock

Gears never fail to capture the interest of anyone observing them. The inspiration for this clock was a minimalist approach to a gear clock. By simply hanging an incremented gear onto a small driven gear and letting gravity and mathematics do their thing, an eye catching clock can be made.
This project is aided through the use of a CNC router, however, it is possible to adapt these plans for use with other workshop equipment. All plans provided can be printed at a 1:1 scale and used as guides to help those who are not using computer assisted machining.
This project also uses a micro-controller and stepper motors to make the gears move and keep time. Detailed information regarding wiring and coding is also included in this instructable, but please comment if I’ve left anything out :)”


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