Posts Tagged ‘toy’
Wooden CarMonday, January 4th, 2021
CanlactusSunday, December 6th, 2020
CNC Jig for SlotsSunday, December 6th, 2020
My latest tin can toy is based on Galactus. The main feature are the antennas on the side of the helmet. And the parts that connect the antenna fins to the head turned out to be the trickiest pieces. I made a jig for the mill so I could slot the aluminum. Then I turned them to the correct size on the lathe.
Walnut Caster CarTuesday, January 7th, 2020
Made a fun little walnut Caster Car. Everything was CNC’d on the Bantam mill then sandwiched together.
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Deceptively Difficult PartTuesday, January 7th, 2020
This walnut part was deceptively difficult to wrap my head around. Perfect part for the 4-axis though.
Iron Man Totem PoleMonday, February 25th, 2019
Wooden Doll Peg ExperimentsMonday, January 21st, 2019
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.
Caster CarTuesday, July 24th, 2018
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.