HowTo: Make Impossible Gears

Make Impossible Gears

Gears: a set of toothed wheels that work together to alter the relation between the speed of a driving mechanism (such as the engine) and the speed of the driven parts (the wheels).

What if those "wheels" were shaped like squares? Or ovals? Or fish? Clayton Boyle is an engineer of seemingly impossible, organically-shaped gears. Watch Boyle demonstrate his creations below; scroll down for a tutorial on making your own.

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<----Mind completely blown. Ugh the method for creating these is so simple too. The mind of an engineer is terrifying at times.

it very nice i like it is very useful 2 mech & engg students

I'd love to see gears like those in a clock.

Innovative and unique, I like it. What's the formula that Leonardo Da Vincicame up with for constructing a gear?

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