DP01 SP2015 Week09

Let’s create your orb

Using tools you have learned so far in the class, create an orb shape you have built from Materials and Making class.

Eggcrate model

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  1. Create following LayersScale your model to make your longest edge 12″
    1. Form
    2. X
    3. Y
    4. Final Cut
    5. Intersection
  2. On X layer, draw a line in X direction that cut across the model.  Offset the line by 1″ until the grid covers all.  Do the same for Y direction as well.
  3. Make “X” layer active.  Project X grid to the form.  Run “PlanarSrf” command to convert the crv into Surface (fins).  Hide all the construction crvs by running “SelCrv” and “Hide” commands.
  4. Make “Y” layer active.  Project Y grid to the form.Run “PlanarSrf” command to convert the crv into Surface (fins).  Hide all the construction crvs by running “SelCrv” and “Hide” commands.
  5. On “Form” layer, draw a middle line.
  6. Make “X” layer active.  Create 1/16″x20″x20″ box (Notch object).  Grab middle point of the box, and copy to every intersection.  Do the same for “Y”.
  7. Only show “X” Layer.  Run “Split ” command.Delete notch, and gutter.  Repeat 8-9 for “Y” layer.
    1. Object to split = fins
    2. Cutting object = notches

4 Creating Egg-Crate Model 3 (Laser File)

  1. Select a section and run “make 2D” command / current view.
  2. Label each with easily identifiable code.
  3. Create a Bounding box of 32×18″.
  4. Layout your sections inside of bounding box.
  5. Export to Illustrator with 1:1 scale.

Assignment 9

    • Make the orb model and bring it to class in 2 weeks
    • Photograph images of the orb model and upload them to the site.

 

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