Geocentric Model
Geocentric Model

Final image.

Geocentric Model
Geocentric Model

A side shot.

Geocentric Model
Geocentric Model

A closer shot.

Crank
Crank

The crank for the piece,

Back shot
Back shot

A shot of the mechanism on the back.

Back
Back

A closer shot of the pulleys, belts, and gears.

In progress
In progress

Laying out the brass bars that will hold all the rings in place. Spacing was critical.

Assembly
Assembly

The bars holding the rings with gears attached.

Axels
Axels

The axels on the moving rings.

Pulleys
Pulleys

The pulley and gear assemblies in place on the movable rings.

Painting progress
Painting progress

Painting the movable rings and the stationary rings at the same time.

Final assembly
Final assembly

Putting it all back together - one last time.

"Geocentric Model"

2017  30" x 30" x 6"  Blog Post   Video   Making of    Making of