Summing up 2019

This post will contain a brief summary of what I made this semester and links to all of my previous posts.   For my upcycle project, I chose to upcycle pennies. I used my original idea of creating a a sprouting plant in a glass bottle and merged that with my penny art to create…
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Final Report 2

As not only this class comes to a close, but my undergraduate education does as well, I can clearly see the disconnect some engineers have when it comes to creating their designs from my classes I have taken, and the amazing outcome that can be produced when an engineer factors in the aesthetic. In many…
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Final Report Part 1

Final Project Inspiration I cannot pinpoint a single moment that gave me the inspiration to create my vegetable chopper guillotine. However, the inspiration for my creation can be credited to my love of history and possibly affected by my recent trip to New York in which I saw several pieces of art and sculptures at…
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Construction Timeline

My construction timeline is pretty straightforward. Due to myself being enrolled in four other classes which each have their own project due in the next four weeks, I am utilizing my time this weekend to finish the bulk of the building. I will maybe try to add some paint if I can find a cheaper,…
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Final Project Constraints

To refresh, I am going to be making a vegetable chopper with the aesthetics of a classic French Revolution era guillotine. With this project, as is common with eery project, my top constraint will be money. No project will ever have unlimited funds and due to this constraint, the amount of materials, the type of…
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Upcycle Progress: Pennies

It took me a while to figure out what I wanted to do for this project and a couple ideas were bouncing around in my head. I was originally going to make some sort of plant based project that would grow within a glass bottle, as seen in the picture below. However, after contemplating the…
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