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This animated gif of a chain-making machine is mesmerizing. (Via Rafael R.)
I've posted this before, but it's so good, here it is again: a super-simple explanation of why differential gears are necessary in
range of engine designs is based on the "Barrel Engine" concept. Such designs date from the 1910's and consist of a series of parallel cylinders wrapped around a drive-shaft, with the pistons coupled to it through a
[It's more interesting if you advance past the 2:00 minute mark] This is my second attempt at a simple soda can engine. It will run slowly on one or two tea ...
Witness the jaw-dropping ingenuity of this fascinating hand-held mechanical calculating machine.
Este video es una fracción de uno producido hace muchos años por la empresa Chevrolet. Tiene el audio original y un subtitulado en castellano.
Gear 1 teeth:
An idler's miscellany of compendious amusements
Tools and Basic Information for Design, Engineering and Construction of Technical Applications
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http://AviationExplorer.com - This homemade personal helicopter is built on a 3 pole support structure. At the top are 2 rotor blades that rotate opposite of...
This is awesome! Chris originally took a bunch of photos in order to remember how to reassemble his newly acquired engine. What he did with those pictures though, is truly amazing! Watch this brilliant time-lapse sequence of 4 cylinder engine rebuild...
Made a little program to sharpen my pencil at work when the boss was gone.
new 4 stroke engine
This is my favorite 4min selection of a larger work by Ralph Steiner. The original was silent, and the DVD had it set to classical music. I have swapped the ...
Interesting video about Audemars Piguet watch makers
Material Properties Table - An A-Z of engineering metal properties from aluminium to zinc
Inventor Saul Griffith asks whether engineers fully realize how big their influence on the world can be. He challenges all engineers, designers and makers to...
AKA Center for Research on Things You Shouldn't Try At Home
A seven-segment digital display. Counts from zero to nine by purely mechanical means. There is just one motor and no electronics.
Click here to see the animated GIF...
A home built mechanical can crusher, #6 with plans to make five more by years end. Thanks to Birk Petersen and Projects in Metal Magazine.
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The or is a mechanism that translates a continuous into an intermittent rotary motion. The rotating drive wheel has a pin that reaches into a slot of the driven wheel advancing it by one step. The drive wheel also has a raised circular blocking d...
For more: http://www.smartplanet.com/technology/blog/thinking-tech/video-coffee-stuffed-balloon-is-an-incredibly-effective-robot-hand/5571/?tag=content;col1
How I built the EDF JA37 Viggen out of bluecor foam
This is NOT the full video, cuz the full video has 4 useless minutes.. and i was looking around in all the internet to understand how it works, and i opened ...
A mechanical iris made of laser cut parts from ponoko.com
GTV-27 cutting brass for an Eastec demo. Operations include turning, center drilling, hex milling, thread cutting, and engraving.
It has come to my attention that an identical machine has already been conceptualized and patented US patent # 20030012675 A1 It seems everything has already...
This video shows all the steps involved in making a knife for Kabab Barg. The finished knife is 12in long and 2in wide. The back is made from antique wrought iron and the cutting edge from W1 tool steel.