Probably the proudest moment of internship is having made this wonderful little beast. I made every part of it at Harvard Physics Machine Shop supervised by the very lovely Stan. I learned how to use metal milling machine and lathe, and horizontal and vertical band saw. Most importantly I got to learn the manufacture process by finishing a very complicated project. I love the end result of course, but it was the process that made my summer meaningful.
Near the end of last semester, I was given a bag of leather scraps for free to make some small leather goods. It got me so interested in leather as a soft and durable material so I ordered some big sheets and essential tools and started making some leather goods. At this stage I’m still trying to understand different types of leather, how to manipulate each kind and how to add hardware to make the best out of […]