Designing Gears - Where to Begin?In two recent blog posts, Gear Technology technical editor and resident blogger Chuck Schultz takes up the topic of gear design and what to do when you're starting from scratch.
In "The Terror of an Empty Sheet," Schultz describes how you should look for inspiration at the designs that came before you.
In "First Steps," Schultz points you in the right direction by giving you some of the key questions you should be asking.
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