Scotch Yoke Mechanism

Hello again! Its time for another customizable mechanism! This time its called a Scotch Yoke. This one turns rotating motion into straight line motion via a boss on the crank and a slot on the piece that rides straight. I had looked at a few reciprocating saws when I thought to do this. I noticed […]

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Homemade Leather Belt

** General message not related to post ** ** Sorry we’ve been away so long… general update is Joe and I have just had life happen to us and this slipped through the cracks. We made a plan to post more so hopefully that sticks ** So I have had the same belt since highschool […]

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Rubber Casting Experiments

Hey everybody! I’ve got a quick one for you today. Its the documentation of a quick experiment I did of trying to cast rubber in a 3D printed mold. This started from me seeing a Flex-seal commercial, ya know, that spray rubber stuff? Well the infomercial guy poured a can of the stuff into a […]

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Geneva Mechanism

The Geneva Mechanism is a rather basic intermittent motion mechanism. Some information, for the curious, can be located in this Wikipedia article and here are some designs and variations of the Geneva mechanism from an amazing site based of an amazing book. Basic Geneva 1: Uses gear teeth to turn. This way the whole thing […]

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