I’ve always loved Automatons and Heath-Robinson style mechanical animated sculptures that create movement with cams, pulleys and gears. I recently got a Prusa Mini and have been playing around with the amazing Shapr 3D on my iPad and was inspired to try and make some kind of kinetic contraption with it.
I made a video so you can see it in action!
Nice weather contraption…and video! I too have a Prusa Mini and use it to print mechanical designs that I’ve created in Shapr3D.
Another source for a variety of gear 3D CAD files is from- McMaster-Carr
I’ve downloaded many in STEP format and have made modifications to suit depending on the project I’m working on. I assume you printed with PLA. Again, nice job.
Thanks for watching and for the tips with McMaster-Carr - that looks really helpful and I will definitely use some of those in my next project!
Your weather contraption made it on the Hackaday site. Nice!