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With One You Get Birthday Cake

I’m a recent convert to Star Wheels for intermittent movement. It’s like a geneva but even better! The Cake comes up every turn or so.

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maltese cross geneva

New piece; “Three”

For the next few projects I’m scaling things down a notch, working with lighter materials and smaller sizes. “Three”  is the first of these “sketch” pieces and features a lucky accident with a Maltese cross Geneva. After scrapping several designs for the driver, I came across a ribbon feed from an old manual typewriter. The […]

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I tend toward ambiguity in most of my work, that’s why I’m a bit surprised when a narrative emerges. In this case, the latest monster on the workbench, “Si” brings together a geneva made from an a plate printed with a map of New Hampshire, some numbers from a scale,  a bit of Spanish and […]

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I’m moving ahead with piece number four in this latest series. I’m planning a slow moving Geneva with this one and thought it would be interesting to use an eggbeater as the initial drive source. Luckily I have a nice collection of beaters to rip apart: By reversing the input we have a nice gear […]

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