Ring Box

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WillAdams
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Re: Ring Box

Post by WillAdams » Mon Sep 22, 2014 4:53 pm

Understood.

I'd urge anyone doing this sort of thing to incorporate some hand-work into it --- V-carve the names by hand, do some sort of engraving or inlay into the voids, try something new and interesting for the key design, &c.
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WanderingFool
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Re: Ring Box

Post by WanderingFool » Tue Sep 23, 2014 2:42 am

She's a lucky girl! what program did you use to design the gears, I've got an iris design i'm tweaking, but i have no idea where to begin on gear design.
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joetemus
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Re: Ring Box

Post by joetemus » Mon Sep 29, 2014 2:30 pm

I used inventors spur gear generator. I had to trace and paste some of the teeth on one side of the outer planetary gear. I couldn't figure out how to get teeth on both side with that generator.

Also, I was going to do some engraving, but ran out of time... Still might do it some other time though.

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