Assignment #4 What a tool

— jarmistead @ 5:26 pm

What a tool!
For this assignment you will use the CNC router to create a device that allows you to make multiples.   For this assignment, the tool we are learning is not what produces multiple objects for us.

Examples of these kinds of tools are:


jigs:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=28Nlk1uIuIs
www.woodmagazine.com/woodworking-plans/sanding/one-way-to-make-a-perfect-circle/
table saw jig for cutting acute angles: www.youtube.com/watch?v=m2gl9OEW8tg
Violin jigs: www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcJfbjcUDoo
Wire jigs:
jewellerymaker.files.wordpress.com/2008/01/wire-jig.jpg
www.gossamerwingsdesigns.com/images/ear_wire_jig.jpg
4.bp.blogspot.com/_jHVqBBtPAh4/Snyu-hPjDcI/AAAAAAAACH4/d1ExrWofdCk/s400/wire-jig.jpg
Simple wooden looms:
www.youtube.com/watch?v=61jdqH0Ji_4
www.knittingloomfactory.com/portfolio/wooden-infinity-loom-infinity-rake/
www.instructables.com/id/How-to-weave-an-8-strand-braid-on-a-wooden-loom/

dies:
cmu-artfab.org/?p=1782
3.bp.blogspot.com/_jakvgSnJmUM/TJvwh-S2HXI/AAAAAAAAAEw/6_35s69RzDQ/s1600/IMG_6309.JPG
www.silversupplies.com/images/metal_forming/daps-dies-punch-forming-45.jpg

molds:
michaelnoland.com/christmas-gifts-candles/
2.bp.blogspot.com/_SJ5S43VGz5Q/TQjIHjVdvRI/AAAAAAAAIbw/hwOpftDS-IU/s1600/cookie+mold+2.jpg
1.bp.blogspot.com/-HuovGh4C38Q/TexqiLGGDwI/AAAAAAAACYE/9-ndDkfYjnI/s1600/June%2B11%2Bcookies%252C%2Bpool%252C%2Bmya%2Bparty%252C%2Betsy%2B006-1.JPG
img0.etsystatic.com/000/0/6500062/il_fullxfull.268398948.jpg
cdn.theatlantic.com/static/mt/assets/food/Custard%20Cream.jpg
ribs:
www.timnobleandsuewebster.com/tnsw_graphic/spinningheads_biog.jpg
www.timnobleandsuewebster.com/tnsw_works/2010_double_negative/double_negative_2010.jpg

Stamps:
thehobbyistworkshop.com/jla/index.php/wood/the-cookie-press

Making joints with a cnc router:
blog.makezine.com/2012/04/13/cnc-panel-joinery-notebook/

Tool Library:
cmu-artfab.org/?page_id=504

Rhino cam video tutorials:
www.mecsoft.com/MillSelfTraining.shtml

Former CMU graduate Gregory Witt:  http://www.gregorywitt.com/

Some useful commands for this assignment:
planarsrf: transforms curves into surfaces
extrudesrf: extrudes surfaces that can create depth in your design.  surfaces can be joined to form solid shapes.
backgroundbitmap: can allow you to introduce an image in rhino that you can then trace over.
interpcrv: allows you to trace over the image and create a curve.  

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