Posts Tagged ‘toy’

Walnut Caster Car

Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Made a fun little walnut Caster Car. Everything was CNC’s on the Bantam mill then sandwiched together.

Deceptively Difficult Part

Tuesday, 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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Iron Man Totem Pole

Monday, February 25th, 2019

Iron Man Totem Pole

Messing Around with some designs.

Wooden Doll Peg Experiments

Monday, 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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Caster Car

Tuesday, 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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Octopus Toy Prototype

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

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Octopus Walk. Maple and spring door stops. Kind of a first pass at an octopus toy. The proportions are way off, but I wanted to see if there is anything in the movement that I liked.

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Milled Blue Lion

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

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Been milling some wooden Voltron parts, the Blue Lion to be exact. Showing some students how to use the 4 axis mill. Using the fantastic files from Jurica Pranjic.

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Robot Recipe Minions Mockups

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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Doing some Robot Minions for the birthday girl. I like how they are shaping up.

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Wooden Pull Toy Prototype

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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Did some quick wooden pull toy prototypes. All started as dog icons I got from The Noun Project (here, here, and here). Printed them out, spray mounted them to some scrap wood, rough cut them on a scroll saw, drilled the holes, sanded, painted and waxed.

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Wobble Bot on Make:

Friday, February 19th, 2016

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The newest Robot Recipe is up on Make:. And those are cinnamon roasted pineapples, not tater tots.

Wobble Bot was primarily made from a pineapple can, a spice container, and a half sphere food form.

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