a place to shine a light on the work of students and teachers
This is an unorganized collection of 'stuff'. In time it will be added to the 'posts' and organized with the table of contents. Scroll down and you might find some 'nuggets'.
(for Rhino 6 and beyond)
Level one training manual and models
Level two training manual and models
(download the videos for best results)
BoltGen AND GearGen. Scroll down the page for more info.
Gear Plugin for Rhino: "RhinoGears" (try it out)
commands: InvoluteGear and Rack
Videos on this page:
[All videos are the result of teachers who thought a video would be of value to them as they build their Rhino skills]
(scroll down the page; there are models associated with most of these videos)
Night Stand Layout scroll down page for zip file w models, etc
3d print CCHS model video scroll down page for the model file.
Emphasizes 'CrvSeam command' and 'Record History' before running 'FlowAlongCrv' command.
2d to 3d House.
Use your 2d floor plan lines and curves, foundation cross sections & then practice with Extrudes, Sweeps, Unions and then use Boss, Rib, Extrude To Surface. Extrude curves to make windows and doors. Sweep to create some interior and exterior molding.
Inkscape will 'auto-trace' images for importing into Rhino:
Use Trace plugin for v6...below
V6 v7 "Trace" plug-in is now Vectorize
Food4Rhino page: Click this link
11x8.5 Layout & Template tutorial (mechanical)
11x8.5 Layout tutorial (architectural):
11x8.5 Layout tutorial (cabinet and cutting list):
With: PictureFrame images, Exploded cabinet, Revision cloud, Leaders. Thanks to Mike Vieira of Sitka High School for this project.
Download and Open the following zipped file:
Video: Night Stand Layout
3d printing: Two basic tutorials and Kyle's videos:
File, Notes contains 'step by step' process to get your model to 3d-print every time.
Mesh Repair using SelOpenMesh Steps in Notes.
This will introduce you to SelOpenMesh, your new 'best friend'. Also SelClosedMesh, SelOpenPolysrf, SelClosedPolysrf.
Emphasis: Rebuild a flat surface to get some wavy shapes, fillets on a solid model, 'sculpting' the tops of the CCHS text.
Duck Model eyeball tricks:
Click: File, Notes for Instructions showing how to get the eyeballs to work for you and your students.
Making a paper box word document. (click the link and the doc file will download to your computer)
GolfBallBoxnotes02052019.3dm. Part One. Use this model and notes to make a box that contains a golf ball. (Open the model, click File, click Notes. Follow the instructions Golf Ball Box part two (Tabs model). Part Two
Video: Golf Ball Box part one
Render the Drill by Brian James
The Model: The Drill model
This video tutorial uses the Puzzle Fold model. Step by step process is in File, Notes. The model: Puzzle Fold model
This video is based on the Start.3dm
model in the Level One Training manual.
The model: Start w Gumball model
Information is in the model (File, Notes).
with link to McVan Aerospace, the Bolt Gen developer
GearGen for Rhino v4 v5 v6 by Thomas Anagnostou.
Remember to 'unzip' the downloaded file
Make a 60 tooth 3" gear. Information is in File, Notes.
Make GearGen easy to access in Rhino:
Video below shows the command LoadScript so GearGen is 'loaded' and easily accessible in Rhino:
Video below shows how to create the 'Alias' so GearGen command is permanent in Rhino:
Build a House with Rhino Tutorial
Roof design and model
Fold up Puzzle animated model
Animated puzzle model video
Laser-cut Table Lamp Model 2 models, 1 image, Instructions in Notes
User Guide and Models Rhino V5
User Guide and Models Rhino V4
Rhino 3d.tv Rhino, Grasshopper, Bongo, Flamingo nxt tutorial
Google Rhino3d tutorial
Rhino Jungle Lots of great stuff here