CNC’d Cheese Board

February 25th, 2019
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Board with walnut oil added

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I CNC’d a simple cheese board out of some mystery scrap, then routed the edges round. I don’t even like cheese all that much.

Iron Man Totem Pole

February 25th, 2019

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Messing Around with some designs.

Tardi’s at Neon

February 25th, 2019

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Finally getting around to posting some images of the Tardi’s at the Neon Show.

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Water Jet Cutting Carbon Fiber

January 25th, 2019

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I recently had a chance to work with a water jet cutter and carbon fiber, both for the first time. The water jet is at the NYU MakerSpace. Thanks for the help Sean.

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Wooden Doll Peg Experiments

January 21st, 2019

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I recently taught an art toy design class where I used off the shelf wooden doll pegs as a blank canvas for my students. I liked the idea of using a humble craft material as a starting point. Below are a bunch of experiments I did in color, form, and texture.

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Acrylic Inlay

July 25th, 2018

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Been experimenting with milled acrylic inlay. I CNC the acrylic parts, use acrylic weld to attach the parts (I used a lot), let it dry then sand up to 400 grit, and finally polish with wax on a buffing wheel. The parts came out pretty seamless and the waxing wheel knocks all of the hard edges off. I really like the look and feel of this process.

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Caster Car

July 24th, 2018

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A toy car experiment, borrowed heavily from Tai Geng’s otto and Playsam’s Streamliner.

Two pieces of milled plywood and some modified caster wheels made for a pretty fast little racer.

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Iceberg End Table

July 12th, 2018

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The home improvements continue. I recently finished an end table, CNC’d plywood with a nice hardwood top. You’ll only see the front and top, but there is a lot going on that you can’t see. Hence the Iceberg.

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Home Improvements

June 18th, 2018

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I made a couple of home improvements. I turned a wooden doorknob and a wooden toilet paper holder. They are small things, but really spruce up the place.

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Art Stands

June 17th, 2018

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I recently built a couple of custom stands for some great pieces of art.

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The first one is by Christ Bathgate, Slider sculpture (S1). I wanted to present it, so I turned a piece of walnut that fit a glass dome. I also soldered some brass rod to display the piece properly. Everything looks better on sticks.

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The second piece is the Gemini figure from Outer Space Men. This little guy had a balancing problem, so I turned a piece of aluminum and added two small rods so the feet would be fixed. There is a hole in the back to store the extra pieces.

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