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Pocket Mechanism – Trammel of Archimedes #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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Shared by LukeTansell on Thingiverse:

This is the first instalment of the Pocket Mechanism Series!

It’s quite addictive to play with, and there’s a certain beauty in the many moving parts and how they oscillate in time. It’s made up of three different parts which are all print-in-place, and require no support. Simply insert the three pellets into their individual tracks on the hub, and press fit the handle onto the three pellets.

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