Footstool

Design Situation

 
Design Brief

 
Research

 
Ideas

 
Solution

A4-Footstool Drawing
 
Implementation

Evaluation

 

D&T Lesson Idea: Origami Windmill

Materials:

1x Skewer
1x Straw
1x A4 piece of paper
300mm of sticky tape.
Some type of box

So the challenge is to build a wind powered device that lifts a pencil/pen the height of a desk. The fan is placed 500mm away with 3 speed settings. Ideally you want your design to work on the lowest fan speed. Sounds easy, …

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CAD > Laser Cutter > Wood Lathe = ???

That’s not me in the pic but it’s pretty much the same object that I turned on the lathe today. Here’s a few things I learn’t that hopefully I won’t forget by writing them down.

Cut diagonals into the end of the job to identify the centre point and give the spindle something to bite into.
Mount …

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