Most people think of gears as big pieces of metal, but for a long time gears were mostly wooden affairs. In this video you& learn how to make small wooden gears that you can use in all sorts of complicated machinery oriented woodworking projects.
Inspired by lumberjock Dave Rutan. Thanks Dave! I made these clamps from scrap pine and plywood. I also made the handles a bit over-sized for a better grip and added a nut to the end for a wrench during the times I need some extra clamping pres.
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