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Creating Isometric Sprockets & Chain Wheels - page 3
Sprocket 2 part 1.
Duplicate the axel hole and then shift click pick up and move the next circle and axel hole off to the side. Duplicate the cutout shape and snap the bottom of the cutout shape to the top of the large circle and super nudge it down once. Duplicate the cutout shape and snap the top to the bottom of the circle. Super nudge it up once. Shift click select the cutout shapes and combine them. There are 29 teeth on this sprocket, 360 degrees divided by 29 teeth equals 12.414 degrees. Since this is an odd number move the top nodes of the bottom cutout shape outside the circle with the Node Edit Tool.
Sprocket 2 part 2.
Activate the Transform Docker and switch to the rotation section and apply a rotation of 12.414 degrees to a duplicate 28 times. Combine the cutout shapes (Ctrl+L) and activate the Shaping Docker. Apply a trim to the outside circle. Delete the cutout shapes and combine the outside shape and axel hole.
Sprocket 3 part 1.
Duplicate the axel hole and then shift click pick up and move the outside circle and axel hole off to the side. Duplicate the cutout shape and snap the bottom of the cutout shape to the top of the large circle and super nudge it down once. Duplicate the cutout shape and snap the top to the bottom of the large circle. Super nudge it up once. Shift click select the cutout shapes and combine them. There are 26 teeth on this sprocket, 360 degrees divided by 26 teeth equals 13.846 degrees. Activate the Transform Docker and switch to the rotation section and apply a rotation of 13.846 degrees to a duplicate 12 times.

 

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