Fabrication Week 6

This week is about making something moving and I decided to make a lamp with rotating light sources. Step1:I laser cut the lampshade and tried it on the cardboard first and then cut the paper.   Step2: I stuck the paper to another layer that transparent to light with hot glue and rolled them up….

Fabrication Week 5

This week’s assignment is to make something with 2 materials that we are not familiar with, and we cannot use any plywood or acrylic. Instead of buying materials online, I bought my materials in Blick, cause I didn’t plan early which I shouldn’t do it again next week. I bought 3 pieces of foam boards,…

Fabrication Week4

This week we are going to make an enclosure. After so many inspirations in class, it’s just becoming harder to choose one. Since the enclosure could combine the assignment of physical computing, I finally planed to make a speaker. Step 1: Finish the circuit upon Arduino. I used the ultrasonic distance sensor to change the…

Fabrication Week 3 Laser Cutter

This week, finally, we learned how to use the laser cutter. Because acrylic embraces the property that it can transmit light, thus the idea that making a light bulb comes up. Firstly, I found the image of a light bulb and then put it in the illustrator and to be prepared of laser cutting, I…

Fabrication Week 2

This week, we have been taught how to use those big machines and all bunch of other useful clamps and jigs, which is awesome, I feel like I have owned all prerequisite to making a masterpiece, yet let me begin a small one. The inspiration of this week’s work is from an emoji of Wechat….

Week 1 Flashlight

When I was told to make a flashlight, a bunch of fancy flashlight pictures which I collected online was flashing in my mind. Since I love everything with wood color or texture, I was going to make a woody flashlight. Therefore I picked some materials in the shop: However, I forgot that professor hadn’t taught…