I’m posting this after the fact, since I seem to have missed blogging this week. I worked on two enclosures. One was a case for my arduino: and the other was the enclosure for my group p comp final:
For this week’s assignment we were asked to mount a motor to something…. and since christmas is coming up I thought I’d use this opportunity to make a present for my nephew! He’s a big JD salinger fan, so i decided to make a desk clock out of a copy of Nine Stories. Initially, I thought … Continue reading Fabrication Week 6: Motor Mounting
I started out this week with big plans to go shop for lumber and a sheet of copper and make my sister a lamp for her birthday! …. But it was finals, and I was feeling thrifty, and my sister called me to tell me she’d really love a guitar for her birthday. So … Continue reading Fabrication Week 5: Edgar gets a Mohawk
This week we were asked to make something 3d using the laser cutter…. and I really needed something to organize my medicine cabinet at home… so I measured the dimensions of the bottom shelf, made an illustrator file with 7 rectangles, bought a piece of matte-finish acrylic and some acrylic glue and….. ta da! I … Continue reading Fabrication Week 3: Laser Cutter!
This week, we were asked to create 5 identical items to practice repeatability. We were also asked to head to home depot and see which tools/items spoke to us. While at home depot, I didn’t get any particular inspiration for what to make in this class, but I did find signage for my Visual Languages homework, … Continue reading Fabrication Week 2: Repeatability
For this week’s assignment, I originally planned to build an encasing out of some left-over gold sculpey I had in the house. But then I had an idea to make a to-go cup into a flashlight, and I was really excited about the concept so even though it felt like maybe-not-enough-labor….. I went with … Continue reading Fabrication Week 1: Coffee Cup Light
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