Project Description

I used Haas programming to design a lightsaber on CNC machine.

 

 

Content: The top 3 things I learned from this showcase were:

I learned the following:

  • How to use Haas Programming to manufacture parts on a CNC machine
  • Different strategies to machine a certain part
  • Efficient procedures to manufacture parts

Culture: This project relates or connects to my family, background, peers, community or my own personal interests in these ways:

I grew up watching Star Wars with my dad and I have always had the dream of having or making my own lightsaber. I thought that would be a cool object to replicate on the CNC machine.

Metacognition: In reflection, one thing that I would have done differently during my journey with this showcase is:

In reflection, one thing that I would have done differently during my journey with this showcase is to make several draft sketches before trying to program the lightsaber design.

 

Social/Emotional: One thing I am most proud of by completing this showcase is:

One thing I am most proud of by completing this showcase is I am really proud of the quality of how the lightsaber turned out.  Being able to turn a drawing into a real life object was very satisfying.

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