2016-11-07 (M) Clockwork Theremin

Two more long bolts were purchased from a local hardware store. The motor was left in place and the remaining bolts were aligned, locations were marked and the remaining holes were drilled. Gears from the face of the gear board had to be removed, again, in order to mount the bolts.

Complete set of motor mounting bolts

Alignment wasn't perfect and the motor's gear didn't match with the internal ring gear. This could have been due to the way the gear was mounted to the motor shaft. Considerable time was spent drilling out the gear to the correct diameter for the motor shaft. At one point, the shaft was heated with a pocket lighter in the hopes of melting the plastic so the gear would be firmly seated in place.

Misaligned gears

Parts list:

The rest of the posts for this project have been arranged by date.

First time here?

Completed projects from year 1.

Completed projects from year 2.

Completed projects from year 3.

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2016-11-07 (M)