This is a list of my orrery build entries.  You can click on the tag “orrery” and get them all but they come up in reverse order.  So, in the proper order:

The first introduction.

An intro to the design.

Gear design.

Thoughts on the planets.

How I made the planets.

Making prototype gears on the shopbot.


The first CNC session.

Hand-cutting the base.

The second long CNC session.



The Saturn Gear.

Completing Saturn.

Sticking on patterns.

Dry Fit.

The Lantern Gear.

The Last Gear – Mercury.


Mounting The Planets.

The Finished Product.

What I Learned About CNC.