Browse Day November 30, 2010

Radial Hot Wire

Our intention for the coffee table is to successful replicate a module, based on Evan Douglis’s Displaycase Membrane. We were looking at how a hot wire could excavate foam without milling. We didn’t want a long insubstantial mass, so we looked at how we could provide variety to the table top. This is that exploration. Moving forward, I think we could move from a radial hot wire – to a linear hot wire cutter that can take a profile and stretch it out.

Diagram of cuts Hot Wire Radial

Robotic Arm Radial Foam Cutter

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