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Who loves wooden gears? We do! We do! Wooden hand high five all around for a tool that helps you create the gears and the templates to crank those creations. The Gear template generator from woodgears.ca is a magical web-based tool (probably) using little wooden mathematical gears on the back end to output a 2D downloadable file, that you can also print, slap on a piece of cardboard, plywood, acrylic or other material and cut out.

Gear Template generator and How-to

The gear generator is just one resource on the site you’ll want to use. They also have a stand-alone gear generator that will export formats such as SketchUP, DXF, CSV, PDF and BMP. There are also a plethora of examples and other resources on making gears out of plywood.

How to Make Wooden Gears

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