Mechanical Shears (Maychanisms #4)

Last but not least….. Maychanisms #4! Not to reflect too early but I had a whole bunch of fun doing this. Constantly adding to my mechanism collection in my apartment… which is overrunning the shelf it resides on… Also quick shout out: I ran out of filament when I went to print this. Luckily my […]

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Ratchet Model (Maychanisms #1)

Here is #75 from the 507 Mechanical Movements.   Should be pretty self explanatory. You find these in ratchet wrenches and winches and anywhere else that you don’t want something to catastrophically spin out of control or if you want to move the input in the opposite direction without the output moving.   This was […]

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Maychanisms!

So Its May!   I decided it would be fun and a challenge to try to design and post a modular mechanism created in OpenSCAD every week of May. I have picked my mechanisms from the awesome book 507 Mechanical Movements that I think I have mentioned before.   I won’t go into what I […]

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