Rolling Eye – Fab – week6

ASSIGNMENT Assignment For the last assignment you will be mounting a motor/servo/stepper (one or more) to something as well as mounting something to that motor/servo/stepper.  It can be completely DIY, or off-the-shelf components, or a combination of the two. Presentation I want to make it simple for the project that uses motor. I then concentratedContinue reading “Rolling Eye – Fab – week6”

Moving Light – Fab – Week5

assignment Fabricate something using primarily two different materials.  Let’s say the project is roughly 40% one material, 40% the other.  The materials cannot be acrylic or plywood (unless you are gluing up your own plywood).  The work should be held together using fasteners of your choosing. Presentation Process Outline Miter saw and sanding machine for cutting ofContinue reading “Moving Light – Fab – Week5”

Lightbox – Fab – week4

aSSIGNMENT Build an enclosure for an electronics project using any tool(s) or technique(s) you like.  Make sure that you can get back inside to make repairs, change batteries, modify, etc.  The enclosure should have multiple components: buttons, switches, sliders, connectors, display lights, dials, etc. Presentation I created a lightbox that changes the range of colorContinue reading “Lightbox – Fab – week4”

Geometric Earrings – Intro to Fab – Week 3

assignment Create something using the laser cutter.  I’m looking for something more than just a simple 2D cutout or etching. Presentation Inspirations I am a collector of interesting earrings. I always wanted to make earrings of my own and wear them. I did some market research for the laser-cut earrings online, especially on Etsy. ThereContinue reading “Geometric Earrings – Intro to Fab – Week 3”

Brush Holder – Intro to Fab – Week 2

ASSIGNMENT Make multiples of something, 5 or more.  The objects must be a multi-process piece, ie. I don’t want to see 5 things made solely on the laser cutter or 3D printers. Take note of your order of operations, tools, and techniques used.  If you used any type of jig or unique setup, please documentContinue reading “Brush Holder – Intro to Fab – Week 2”

Flashlight/Candlelight – Intro to Fab – Week 1

assignment Build a flashlight using any tools or techniques you’d like.  I’m defining a flashlight as: portable creates light Brainstorming I played around with multiples ideas to make a flashlight since the requirements are simple: to be portable, and to have light. I thought of making a piece of jewelry such as a ring orContinue reading “Flashlight/Candlelight – Intro to Fab – Week 1”

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