Project Report Part II

This past semester I really enjoyed building my aesthetics of design project. This was my first clock build, and if I have enough spare time in the future I think…

Project Report: Fabrication

This past week I finished up my project and prepared to present it at the expo. Once I had completed the design the first step was to laser cut my…

Mechanical Clock Update – 4/12/16

This past week I’ve been busy fabricating my design. The 3D printed parts take a surprisingly long time to print! This is partially because they need high infill for strength…

Mechanical Clock – Update 3/16

This week I made significant progress with the mechanical assembly of the clock. Using an online gear maker I’ve begun prototyping the gears. This coming weekend, I’ll have the entire…

Design Review – Mechanical Clock

For my main project, I would like to build a mechanical clock that functions primarily as an aesthetic expression and secondarily as a time-telling device. Originally, mechanical clocks functioned as…

Design Inspiration – Main Project

For my final project, I would like to design and build a mechanical clock, or a similar mechanism. Although many clocks have been built before, I think I can apply…

AesDes goals

This semester I would like to to gain more experience taking a project from a initial idea to a fully executed design. This involves identifying project objectives, developing a realistic…

Nick’s Skills

I excited to begin work on this year’s final projects. Here are a list of skills that I would be happy to my teammates projects: CAD Modeling – I can…

Indoor Thermometer & Hygrometer

First Steps For my upcycing project I decided to make a home weather station from some recycled hardwood flooring and some spare electronics I had around the house. To start…

Weather Station Progress

For my upcycing project I decided to make a home weather station from some recycled hardwood flooring and some spare electronics I had around the house. To start I used…

Art Deco

Early in the 20th century, the Art Deco visual aesthetic was highly influential in fine art, industrial design and architecture. Art Deco is one of my favorite aesthetics because it radiates…