Behind the Scenes: CAC.C Woodshop

  One of the best parts of being in Studio V, is the opportunity to learn more about construction techniques and woodworking skills. After participating in a safety training of all machines, students have 24 hour access to the woodshop. All Studio V students also gain even more experience during an elective course, Introduction to [...]

1/2 semester Done and still more to do

The wind at night is getting cooler than before,  autumn is coming . Can't believe half of the semester has passed. Hurricane Michael push our midterm review from Friday to Monday.  All the studio stayed up really late either in the wood shop or in the studio to finish the model or drawings for Monday’s review [...]

Clean up and make the model

This weekend we clean up the wood shop. And the whole studio is working on the Monday review. We got some 2"X6" wood for the future mockup that we need to clean our shelf to receive this wood. Monday, we will have our final design review. But we will still keep fixing some detail after [...]

I Revit Once… In A Book

It's true... I've only used Revit once and it was yesterday. Since we had our class cancelled on Thursday I finally took the time to sit down and educate myself on how to use the software. This was possible because our classmate Rachel has been involved with creating a Revit file for our slat shack [...]

Stormy Waters Ahead

Everything was going great, we where huddled up for the review on Friday. We decided on the scale of the model, worked through joint details, Professor Pastre was helping Ed understand how a door works and all of a sudden we get the unfortunate news that class will be cancelled today, due to the hurricane. [...]

A Dream Becomes Reality

Work continued into the weekend as we approach midterms this week. A team of students was able to start laying out the dimensions of the farm stand on the floor, using tape. Makeshift doors were put up using 4’x8’ foam panels. Likewise, materials are being decided upon and our cost analysis is growing. From our [...]

And then 3 become 1….

As mentioned in yesterday's blog post, we have split ourselves up into three separate groups in an attempt to finalize our designs into 1 complete proposal.  The group I have been working with has been looking at constructability issues.  The purpose of the design is to be modular in that it can be easily disassembled, [...]