Show and Tell: Laser-Cut Orrery Kit

We’re enamored with this elegant laser-cut wooden orrery kit by Induku Design. This hand-cranked mecahnical model of the solar system depicts the rotations of the Moon around the Earth, and also around the Sun. We put this automata together to show you how it works!

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4 thoughts on “Show and Tell: Laser-Cut Orrery Kit

  1. Thanks Norm, super awesome! I’m glad you’re showing us something new and fresh that isn’t a part of a spacesuit…

  2. Great kit!

    I would apply the wax to the sides of the gears as well as to the teeth. This helps making the movement a bit smoother.
    Amother manufacturer of great wooden mechanical models is here: https://ugearsmodels.com/de/catalogue/mechanical-models.html
    I have built several safes (Tresor) and they all work fine. Only change I’ve made, is to mount a steel spring instead of the rubber band.

    Keep up your great work!

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