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Modeling, Scripting and Animating Gears

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Date Added: 7th May 2013
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Name your project "gears". Click the Use Defaults button to set the Project Data Locations. Then click Accept (Fig.03).

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Fig. 03

Getting Started and Creating the First Cog

Set the timeline to 500 frames (Fig.04).

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Fig. 04


Create a polygon cylinder (Polygons > Create > Polygon Primitives > Cylinder)(Fig.05).

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Fig. 05

Select the cylinder and modify values by opening the Channel Box. In the Shape Node, set the values to the following (Fig.06):

? Radius: 10
? Height: 5
? Subdivision Axis: 20

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Fig. 06

Note: Make sure the cylinder is positioned at the Origin (0,0,0).

Creating the Cog Teeth

There are 20 faces around the circumference of the cylinder. In Component mode, select 10 alternate faces and extrude them to create the teeth (Polygons > Edit Mesh > Extrude)(Fig.07).

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Fig. 07

Extrude the selected faces 4 units in the Z axis (Fig.08).

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Fig. 08





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Riccardo on Tue, 02 July 2013 6:11pm
Thank you very much! Great tutorial!
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Awesome, thank you man :)
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