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Sketching Modeling Tutorials

Demonstration of techniques for using a hot wire to cut blue foam.

Materials below are MIT-only access. Certificates are required.

Sketch modeling overview slides (.pdf, 150 Mb!)
Example: blue foam models (.mov, 2.3 Mb)
Example: foam core models (.mov, 1.5 Mb)
Example: large scale models (.mov, 3.8 Mb)
Sketch modeling tools (.mov, 1.2 Mb)

Blue foam: cutting basics/templates (.mov, 6.1 Mb)
Blue foam: complex shapes (.mov, 10.1 Mb)
Blue foam: applying a grill template (.avi, 6.5 Mb)
Blue foam: cutting grill (.avi, 11.1 Mb)
Blue foam: making a sanding block base (.avi, 2.1 Mb)
Blue foam: attaching sand paper (.avi, 2.1 Mb)
Blue foam: using sanding block (.avi, 7.1 Mb)

Foamcore: know the grain (.mov, 4.2 Mb)
Foamcore: bending (.mov, 6.3 Mb)
Foamcore: joining (.mov, 6.4 Mb)
Foamcore: making a box (.mov, 4.8 Mb)
Foamcore: making large panels (.mov, 4.7 Mb)