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.
This is one of my final projects for Wood I at RISD. The goal of this project is to utilize the ash veneer provided by the instructor, design and construct two molded laminations of different curvatures to be used in the structure for a vehicle. I designed two curves to form a race car framework and turned the wheels on lathe. In order to attach the wheels to the car, I made two wooden blocks that follow the curves […]