By laser-cutting repeating patterns into a sheet of plywood, it can be made pliable enough to bend around a corner like a sort of hinge. Laser Artisan shows off a number of hinge patterns and tests them to see which ones are most flexible. Skip to 1:37 for the bendy bits.
Art & Design
While the weight of a suitcase made from wood makes it a bit impractical, we still love the look of this beautiful piece of luggage that Ollari’s created from bent pieces of 8mm thick plywood. It always amazes us the kind of things you can do with just wood, glue, and some skill.
You’d like to think that the person who’s about to permanently ink your body would have double-checked their drawing, Inked’s interview reel with 14 tattooers talking about their worst mistakes is proof positive you should check the stencil 10 times before they start.
With this online training bundle, you’ll learn Adobe programs Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator as well as get an intro to web design with HTML, CSS, and Bootstrap. Before you know it, you’ll be able to create engaging digital content that lives both on and offline.
Motion graphic artist and math lover Julius Horsthuis presents yet another unique fractal-generated environment for our eyes to drink in. This time out, we take a trip to a colorful temple on a strange alien planet that looks like it could be a level from a Halo game.
French automaker Peugeot dusts off the styling of their iconic 504 coupe and updates it with this pure electric concept car. The e-Legend has a 100kWh battery and dual motors to make more than 450 hp and 590 lb-ft. of torque, and is packed with tech like full autonomy.
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Wooden threaded rods are typically used for things like broom handles or decorative items. Toolify shows us how to make a neat variant of a pantograph machine which can be used for routing threaded wood rods at different thread densities. If you need a nut to go with…
In its most basic form, a pencil requires nothing more than graphite to function. But maker Uri Tuchman decided to go to the opposite extreme, and created an overly complex version of the writing instrument, complete with hand-cut gears and intricately engraved details.