Edmund Harriss, Nick Bruscia, Dan Vrana

University of Arkansas (EH), University at Buffalo (NB, DV)
Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA

As a team we are exploring the craft of CNC making, asking the tools what they can achieve when controlled directly. In particular asking how this can demystify these powerful machines opening them up to more people to use, and how this can also push the possibilities of what can be achieved.

Brick Hyperboloid
Brick Hyperboloid
23 x 11 x 8 cm

Cutting a hyperboloid from a brick using a 5-axis waterjet shows how curved ruled surfaces can be. Note that the photo is three views of a single object.