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I was looking for some things that I could cut on the laser to include in kits sent home with kids during distance learning and found these three puzzles.  They were quick and easy to cut, and gave me some projects to help them build some basic Rhino skills.  The two cube puzzles are similar to the 3D Puzzle exercise in chapter 6 of the Rhino Level 1…


Added by Tim Eggleston on March 18, 2021 at 10:22am — 1 Comment

Plasma Cutting File Troubleshooting

As my students do more and more plasma cut signs, and as those signs get more and more complicated, I found that I needed to give them some tools to help them troubleshoot potential issues with their files before we actually cut them.  This is the process that I have them use to check for cut-readiness prior to submitting their files to me.

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Added by Tim Eggleston on November 14, 2019 at 9:48am — No Comments

Bottle Engraving Set-Up in Rhino

I put this quick tutorial together for my kids to work on modeling and rendering water bottles that we engrave for customer.

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Added by Tim Eggleston on November 8, 2019 at 12:52pm — 1 Comment

Designing, Rendering, & Prototyping a Fire Pit.. Banks HS

This is a unit project I put together for some of my second-year students.  Our focus is on modeling, designing, & rendering custom & personalized projects that will be fabricated and sold through our high school's Fabrication and Design Club.  There are links to the various individual lessons in this overview document.

This project was partially inspired by, and incorporates Pete's Paper Box project:…


Added by Tim Eggleston on September 12, 2019 at 7:35pm — No Comments

Intersected Letters for 3D Printing with Video

This is a quick, simple little project I altered from one a friend does.  It's good for teaching some simple principles of working with 3D objects, using the various viewports, and great for having a discussion at the 3D printer about the best way to orient a model to minimize support.

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Added by Tim Eggleston on August 20, 2019 at 9:30pm — 3 Comments

CNC Plasma Monogram Signs

Here's a monogram sign project that my kids complete at the end of the 'Editing Geometry' section in the Level 1 Training Manual.  This is their first project on the CNC plasma, and one that has been popular with parents.


Added by Tim Eggleston on April 26, 2019 at 8:29pm — 2 Comments


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