This week I completed my project design – the clock consists of 4 laser cut sheets of plywood that are held a fixed distance from each other by two bolts and spacers. The gearing is suspended between two plywood sheets and held in place by small bearings. The for simplicity, the gears will be 3-d printed out of PLA plastic and glued together. Overall, I tried to design the clock so it would be easy to fabricate and assemble. However, one area of uncertainty is in the 3D printed parts. I’m unsure what tolerances will be acceptable for the gearing escapement mechanism to work properly. Fortunately, I should be able to alter my design quickly if needed or file down parts if they’re too large. I’m looking forward to having the clock fully running!