Gear Design Tools

Sun, 24 May 2015

When I’m designing the gears for use in paper models like this one, I use the Gear Template Generator from It is a really useful tool!

I came across this new Gear Generator tool on Dug North‘s site. It is a similar idea but adds loads of extra features including the ability to design more complex gear trains. Check it out!

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  • Anonymous June 22, 2015 at 5:42 am

    Is there a way to know the

    Is there a way to know the distance of the gears? The issue I'm seeing so far is I can get each gears print out, but don't have the location of their axle. 

    When I print them out I get a small cross making the centre of the gear. Are you not getting that? – RI

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