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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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Added by Dave Weidkamp on February 13, 2021 at 10:04am — No Comments

Layout Mechanical 11 x 8.5

 

11x8.5 Layout & Template tutorial  (mechanical)

    Create a Layout and Template (mechanical) pdf

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Added by Bob Koll on February 9, 2021 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Shed project (as a Sketch, takeoff, and purchase project)

Projects to go with this series of updated/changed shed models:

Research and 'purchase' each and every part of the shed model. Be aware of the lengths of lumber to be purchased vs the length of lumber to be cut on the job.

Sketch each part of the shed beginning with the pier block.  (Both Isometric sketches AND orthographic sketches.)

Sketch the entire shed…

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Added by Bob Koll on February 7, 2021 at 10:26am — No Comments

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…

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Added by Dave Weidkamp on January 31, 2021 at 9:58am — No Comments

566 members as of today

Table of Contents is working.  Let me know if you want anything added to this 'projects' document.

This is getting to be popular all around the world.  Thanks for those of you who are 'talking it up'.  This is a good way to add members.  Add some photos, post a tutorial, or classroom activities to the page.…

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Added by Bob Koll on January 29, 2021 at 12:52pm — No Comments

Rendering (Material basics) in Rhino v6 and v7

Thanks to Vanessa Steeg for sharing this content with us: 

Her website:  The Melting Shop      She is also a Rhino techie and trainer.

New to Rhino rendering or changing from v5 to v6 or v7? …

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Added by Bob Koll on December 15, 2020 at 2:06pm — No Comments

GearGen for v5 v6 v7 & beyond w added model & video

GearGen:

GearGen download files by Thomas Anagnostou.    'Extract'…

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Added by Bob Koll on December 14, 2020 at 11:13am — No Comments

Drafting 'one-pagers' for skill building

These single pages are added to 'prime the pump' with basic skills for drafting on paper or with Rhino.

  Books and other affordable drafting resources

Check back for additions to these pages.  Download…

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Added by Bob Koll on December 8, 2020 at 10:12am — No Comments

Trace Plugin for v6 Rhino ... Vectorize for v7

Vectorize plugin for Rhino 7 Windows and Mac.

Trace plugin for Rhino 6 Windows and Mac.…

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Added by Bob Koll on November 17, 2020 at 10:41am — No Comments

Drafting.. A look at a 'basic' worth revisiting

The 'basics' is what the sketching and drafting posts are about.  In today's school environment there are other ways to teach design.  This is an attempt to fill in some blanks for teachers who have spent little time sketching and drawing.  Simply put, it is our attempt to encourage time with a pencil and paper for both teachers and students. 

Build up your library.  There are many $5.00 books 'out there'. …

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Added by Bob Koll on November 3, 2020 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Sketching to Scale...Kalama High School, Cory Torppa

  Inspiration from Pete's one-pager:    Scaling Exercise 

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Added by Bob Koll on November 3, 2020 at 12:38pm — No Comments

Sketching, Sketching/drafting book, and a Sketching Packet to encourage pencil/paper projects

The 'basics' is what the sketching and drafting posts are about.  In today's school environment there are other ways to teach design.  This is an attempt to fill in some blanks for teachers who have spent little time sketching and drawing.  Simply put, it is our attempt to encourage time with a pencil and paper for both teachers and students. 

New:    …

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Added by Bob Koll on September 18, 2020 at 9:16am — No Comments

Sketching 'one-pagers' by Pete

Graph Paper digitizer doc file…

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Added by Bob Koll on September 17, 2020 at 3:10pm — No Comments

Mesh Rhino ready to cut for your classroom wall: CNC or Laser

Model:  'Rhino Head' (image) downloaded from the internet

Series of 5 videos:   (Videos 5 to 6 minutes each)

Reduce Mesh count:                                                                  video 1 of…

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Added by Bob Koll on September 16, 2020 at 11:14am — No Comments

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

Added by Dave Weidkamp on September 15, 2020 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Build a House with Rhino. 3 models & 3 videos

  Build a House: Foundation, Framing, Terrain, Blocks…

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Added by Bob Koll on August 14, 2020 at 9:33am — No Comments

Intro videos for Rhino 6 for Mac

Here are a set of videos I made for my students for our usage of Rhino 6 for Mac. There's a lot I'd like to develop more of, but for now, you can share as you'd like:

http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh3iFL9dzjQR4XIAoq1CJ8EJzgcwBmhdY

Added by Justin Lai on July 27, 2020 at 2:47pm — 1 Comment

Laser Template for your classroom laser

Video:    Laser Template for your classroom

 ( 3 minutes-36 second video )…

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Added by Bob Koll on May 29, 2020 at 7:55am — No Comments

May 19, 2020 - The Latest Absolute Beginner's Rhino Tutorials



Rhino Viewports Explained

Intro to 3D Printing

Daniel Aghassi, a 9th grade student at North Creek High School in Bothell, Washington, was very eager learn…

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Added by Mary Fugier on May 19, 2020 at 5:56pm — 1 Comment

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