Deceptively Difficult Part

January 7th, 2020

This walnut part was deceptively difficult to wrap my head around. Perfect part for the 4-axis though.

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4th times the charm

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Robot Recipes: Wonder Woman

January 7th, 2020

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Made a Wonder Woman Robot Recipe a little while back. Finally getting around to posting it.

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Acrylic Inlay Eyes

January 7th, 2020

Whipped up some quick acrylic inlay exercises for some toys.

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Making some Cyclopes #arttoyitp

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Everything was milled on the Bantam mill.

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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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