For this assignment we needed to create a wheel that realize something. I was inspire in the picture of Cycloid made by Beranice Abbott.

I started looking into the JunkShelf, and luckily i found a plastic baseball money box. That would be the core of my wheel.


After prototyping in cardboard and reaching the diameter needed it, I mill the pieces in the CNC.

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Structure done!!…. now the electrical part. In order to have more intensity, I used brighter LEDs. The more suitable power source for this was a 9V battery. After soldering pins and trying the circuit in a breadboard, I attached the LED around the baseball.

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Finally, I painted the CNC parts,IMG_5248

and took some nice long exposure pictures.

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