[KwartzLab] Making a spoked, wooden wheel
kpmartin at thinkage.ca
Tue Nov 15 12:57:27 EST 2011
This sounds like a lot of work to make sure the belt groove is smooth... All that puttying and such.
It would seem to me to be easier to cut the belt groove in a single solid wheel after it has been assembled (and perhaps even mounted).
As for how long it will spin, no one has mentioned what sort of bearings this thing will have.
From: discuss-bounces at kwartzlab.ca [mailto:discuss-bounces at kwartzlab.ca] On Behalf Of Jeff Schmidt
Cut out three pieces of plywood. The "inner" layer will be of a slightly smaller diameter than the outer layers. This is where the string will run through.
Sand the edges of the plywood to round them over. Apply putty to fill holes so that the string won't get caught.
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