Haven't posted since last winter, so took me a while to figure out this web page :)
For more details, see my woodworking site using this link.
I made a YouTube video of the model in action. You can use this link to see the video.
Several years ago, I made a marble dispenser that used the smaller 5/8" size marbles. Both kids and adults love to play with it…......it is like an old-fashioned gumball machine.
I decided to make a new model using the larger 1" diameter marbles, and modify the design so the user can see...
I originally posted this completed project on this web site back in 2013 and this is a link to that posting.
Back then, I was relatively knew to using Sketchup, and I did not know how to draw the worm gear. I was able to make the gear using this basic process:
-at every 90 degrees around the...
I always wanted to try making a chain drive from wood, and I saw a model in the book shown. The book had the hand-cranked model in a vertical gear configuration….......I changed this to a horizonal gear set-up.
Every project has a few key things which must be right. In this project, I think...