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This project is a coffee brewer. It consists of a stand made from wood which holds a large jar that cold brews coffee. There is a valve to drain the coffee when it’s done brewing and there is a collection jar at the bottom. Below are links regarding the timeline of this project Inspiration Ideas…
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Coffee Brewer: The why

Overall this project is for a friend. This is my last year in college and he has been there for all 4 years of it, going through each up and down right alongside me. He’s the one who got me drinking 6 cups of coffee everyday, and someone who has left his mark in my…
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Update 4-6-16

There has actually been some fairly substantial update to my progress. Have settled on a design that is elegant, as well as simple Have planned out how to make the frame (still depends on a few material choices for the main container later) Frame will be made of wood and secured with dowels, screws, glue,…
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update

an update on the progress for the coffee brewer: Have finished discussing what my friend wants from the design cleanable second path for individual cup also (if time) easy to use valves for easier/cleaner setup same or bigger size than his current setup I have started specing out parts and equipment needed wood – homedepot…
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Aesthetics game

The aesthetic was distortion pedals, and the item was garden ornaments. the first is a flamingo with built in speaker and stomp box pedal foot. the next is a fountain with knobs, LED’s, and pedals. The last is a Gnome with a stop box foot also.   Team members: Benjamin Yorkey Aly Badran Brandon Boiko
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Aspirations

What I’m hoping to gain through this class is to learn how to better incorporate aesthetics into my design process. I know that what I just said is basically the title of this class, but it’s true. At no point in my engineering career have I ever incorporated aesthetics into my designs. They have always…
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Ben Yorkey skills

Some skills that I bring to the table are as follows: Solidworks – slightly above average Basic machining skills (mill, lathe) Basic woodworking skills Soldering 3-D printing knowledge Laser Cutting Knowledge Design for Manufacturability and Assembly Creative idea “generator” Overall I feel that I am decent enough with “hands on” activities. I also have a good…
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Skater Shoes

Shoes are an essential part of anyone’s wardrobe in that they protect the wearer’s feet, can be used for various levels of activity, and can show the personal style of the wearer to others. A shoe that I have found to be my favorite all around type of shoe for casual wear are skater shoes, and…
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