Thursday, February 9, 2012

Laser cut Lego compatible gears

Yes I do occasionally make stuff out of Lego. At some point I got annoyed that i only had up to 64 teeth gears and decided that i could make my own.

 For some other project I bought the excellent Gear template generator from
After a bit of experimenting i found the parameters for making Lego compatible gears:

Tooth spacing: 3mm
Addendum: 0.350

When machining gears to exactly the measurements produced by the program you get a remarkably good fit.


  1. Awesome! Do you share the templates?

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