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Simplified toolbars for elementary level students
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I have been having a discussion with John Niebergal and others about having a simplified version of Rhino.  One that has most of the toolbars striped out and just focus on 2D Drafting tools.The…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Weidkamp Nov 16, 2018.

 

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Sub D tools Carbon Fiber Bike part two a freeform bike frame

Here is the second Carbon Fiber bike frame tutorial.An organic frame design.  Great project for students that have a creative side.Given the location of the front and rear sprockets, as well as the location of the crank set and head post  design a 'bike' frame .  I would encourage exploring several iterations . When I was teaching one of my students (Heath M.) built a non traditional bike as his senior project.  A variation of it was latter put into production.…See More
Feb 13
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Rhino V 7 Sub D tools introduction and designing with pushing and pulling geometry.

If you have grown tired of teaching CAD and the students roll their eyes at the concept of drawing another widget.Try adding some creativity . Simple rules - many answers.   This project utilizes the Sub D tools in Rhino V7. Starting with some hard points (points that are given and don't change) design a bike frame.The only rules are :  You must use the four locations :  Front and rear wheel hub centers, The location of the head tube. and location of the seat post.  How these are connected with…See More
Jan 31
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A sketchy story

Sketching.docxHere is a short story of how Sketching took a team of Lynden students to MIT.If you would like to know more I would  be happy to provide details.I hope you can use this to partially answer the question -- why are we doing this?DaveSee More
Sep 15, 2020
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Architecture project Remodel a 1900 house

A remodel project for intermediate Architecture Design students.Concept design a remodel for a 1905 craftsman house.  Develop a budget for the remodel. Research on Zillow to find comparable homes to determine the value of the home as it is and what the the value may be after the remodel.  Present your preliminary remodel ideas to the client and the budgets with the potential return on thier investments.Project description Word doc.…See More
Apr 28, 2020
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Bellingham High School Students make PPE

Bellingham High School teacher and students help the first responders with PPE  Story from KGMI a bellingham radio stationhttps://kgmi.com/news/007700-bellingham-teachers-and-students-use-technology-to-make-ppe-for-local-workers/Way to go Paul. See More
Apr 20, 2020
Dave Weidkamp posted a blog post

Architecture project Remodel a 1900 house

A remodel project for intermediate Architecture Design students.Concept design a remodel for a 1905 craftsman house.  Develop a budget for the remodel. Research on Zillow to find comparable homes to determine the value of the home as it is and what the the value may be after the remodel.  Present your preliminary remodel ideas to the client and the budgets with the potential return on thier investments.Project description Word doc.…See More
Apr 10, 2020

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Sub D tools Carbon Fiber Bike part two a freeform bike frame

Here is the second Carbon Fiber bike frame tutorial.

An organic frame design.  Great project for students that have a creative side.

Given the location of the front and rear sprockets, as well as the location of the crank set and head post  design a 'bike' frame .  I would encourage exploring several iterations . 

When I was teaching one of my students (Heath M.) built a non traditional bike as his senior project.  A variation of it was latter put…

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Posted on February 13, 2021 at 10:04am

Rhino V 7 Sub D tools introduction and designing with pushing and pulling geometry.

If you have grown tired of teaching CAD and the students roll their eyes at the concept of drawing another widget.

Try adding some creativity . Simple rules - many answers.   This project utilizes the Sub D tools in Rhino V7.

 

Starting with some hard points (points that are given and don't change) design a bike frame.

The only rules are :  You must use the four locations :  Front and rear wheel hub centers, The location…

Continue

Posted on January 31, 2021 at 9:58am

A sketchy story

Sketching.docx

Here is a short story of how Sketching took a team of Lynden students to MIT.

If you would like to know more I would  be happy to provide details.

I hope you can use this to partially answer the question -- why are we doing this?

Dave

Posted on September 15, 2020 at 3:31pm

Bellingham High School Students make PPE

Bellingham High School teacher and students help the first responders with PPE  



Story from KGMI a bellingham radio station…

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Posted on April 11, 2020 at 4:02pm — 3 Comments

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At 11:09pm on July 18, 2017, Taryn Loveman said…
Dave,

Great to meet you. I learned so much from you guys and it is always great to talk wrestling with another coach especially one as experienced as yourself. I will have questions for sure. Looking forward to working with you again soon!
 
 
 

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