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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…


Added by Dave Weidkamp on February 13, 2021 at 10:04am — 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…


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

A sketchy story


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?


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

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…


Added by Dave Weidkamp on April 11, 2020 at 4:02pm — 3 Comments

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.…


Added by Dave Weidkamp on April 10, 2020 at 9:30am — 2 Comments


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