Comment: Laser cutters are cool…

Last Tuesday I went to Bower Ashton, a campus that is part of my university. I don’t usually go to this campus because my course is based at a different one. On this occasion I had booked to use the laser cutter as I needed to cut some wood and photographs into circles.Β Bower20130514_121251

The lady who was helping me with the laser had recently produced an impressive wooden horse that is featured in the Soutbank Arts Trail, an event that occurred over this weekend. I do not know much about how she managed to produce the horse but I assume it involved an initial design, transferring this design into illustrator in order to add engraving and cut marks, spray paint and screws to assemble it. A very long and technical process which deserves acknowledgement.

I think it looks very impressive and I am gutted I couldn’t go and see it amongst all the other pieces this weekend.

Horse20130514_120613Horse20130514_120808

Cutting my circles took a while so I decided to take some photographs of the wonderful things different students have produced using this laser cutter.

Bower20130514_120841

Bower20130514_120859Bower20130514_121435Bower20130514_121447Bower20130514_121456Bower20130514_120828

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s