Advanced CAD for Metals/Jewelry Design

Fall 2006



End of Semester Deliverables:
  • All .3DM and .STL files from all assignments and exercises, organized into folders by project and burned onto a labeled CD
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* All drawings and preparatory research, including readings and correspondence with vendors etc
  • The required number and quality of AcMetL posts
  • 3D models, cleaned up and castable/ready to take to the next step, for each assignment where a print was required
  • Final Semester Project output, cast or otherwise in intended material, cleaned up, and finished.
  • Renderings of all semester projects (emap is here) (Semester projects are those things that were not specifically made for a tutorial - i.e. your original work)
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Class Members

Phil Carrizzi, Instructor
phil@optilevers.com
Sarah Bozarth, senior
sarah.bozarth@gmail.com
Kara Rodriguez, senior
kara.rod@gmail.com
Melissa Klemm, senior
melds_21@yahoo.com
Elizabeth Gaines
elgaines@yahoo.com

Links to things we talked about in class:

Service Bureaus:
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* http://www.3darttopart.com/
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Richard Nelipovich Visit

RhinoScript Resources
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* http://www.reconstructivism.net/index.htm?scripts.htm
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* Objet Machine/Rubber RP
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* www.artcam.com
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Agenda for Oct 10 - 2006
  • Look at new rings
  • Finish new rings - didn't work out in class
  • Finish new rings for next time, also bring ortho drawings for another new ring, and bring objects to scan (so long as the nextengine is working.)
  • Start posting to ACmetL
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Agenda for Oct 5 - 2006
  • Bauble Patch Review
  • Look at Molds and new rings
  • Begin new ring - original rings with stone settings that integrate knowledge/experience gained so far
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* Discuss Techgems/Videos
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  • Discuss AcMetL
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Agenda for Sept 7 2006
  • Discuss readings
  • Discuss AcMetL List
  • Last Day of Rhino/CAD Review
    • Quick Project 1**
Using everything you remember from CAD I, and what we reviewed over the past few weeks, to quickly design a ring in Rhino over the weekend that can be emailed to Phil by Monday at 3:30pm.
  • Criteria:
  • Awesome!
  • In mm
  • Finger ring
  • Up to three variations
  • In the correct size for you or any other client you wish
  • For the Perfactory process – plan on the pic100 castable resin at 50um
  • In .3dm format and .stl format, zipped together.
  • Use upload form at left if you have trouble emailing them