Organic Machine

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Getting the sheets of metal to curve in a way that fit together took a lot of hammering and clamping. I started welding the pieces together in the middle, which led to irreversible warping at the ends. I started over, welding at the tips of the machine this time leading the pieces in one way. I was able to bend the pieces to make the proper shape, which ended up curving like an “S” to all fit together. When I made the paper templates, the paper naturally bent to that shape because it is so malleable. With the metal I had to force it into that shape. MIG

 

 

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