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week14_Final_Lamp shade

Inspirations Materials 3.5 Inch Solid Wood Block Cube: from Amazon 1/2Inch Baltic Birch: from Rita, and she bought from Prince Lumber Wood glue;  1000 and 1500 Grit Sand Paper;  Tung Oil Finish and Paste Finishing Wax : from home depot Lighting components: from the lighting shop(crazy expensive) PS: I bought a regular bulb at first, but it generated a… Continue reading week14_Final_Lamp shade

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week8_Assignment: Turned Foosball Players

This week we are going to create a functional foosball player using the lathe. I love the idea of this assignment! Key Dimensions Overall height should be close to 4.3″ Maximum width/depth should be around 1.25″ There must be a hole to accept the foosball bar, the hole is 9/16″ in diam and 2.75″ from… Continue reading week8_Assignment: Turned Foosball Players

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week3_Skill Builder: CAD, CAM, CNC

I got my inspiration from this cute paper dispenser: So I drew this sketch: Then imported this jpg file into Vectorworks: The maximum thickness of the plywood is 0.705 inches, and the maximum diameter of the wood stick is 1.25 inches: So this is the final vectors image: Export the DWG file from Vectorworks to U disk,… Continue reading week3_Skill Builder: CAD, CAM, CNC

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week2_Skill Builder: MILLING FLOOR BOARDS

I want to make a wood base for my candle light. The processes are as follows: Draw AI sketch Export as SVG file (The stroke weight is 0.1pt).   Add a New Tool for the Hardwood in Otherplan (step by step directions to add a new tool : https://othermachine.co/support/techniques/tool-library/?_ga=1.258725769.261352103.1444859107) (feeds and speeds for specific material, wood… Continue reading week2_Skill Builder: MILLING FLOOR BOARDS

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week1_Skill Builder: ROUTER

I’m so happy that I will get much more comfortable with more tools by doing skill builder exercises this semester. The first one is router. These were all the tools I used: The process Attaching the router bit and the circle cutting jig. Two notes for this process: 1.It will be more convenient if I install the router bit at… Continue reading week1_Skill Builder: ROUTER