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by Rob

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

November 30, 2015 in Uncategorized

How to create a piece of boat hardware from a photograph!
In this video, Mike Windsor of Windsor Boat Works Ltd, explains how he fabricated a silicon bronze vent for his historic launch “Bimbi”, starting with nothing but a photograph!
Using two computer programs, a CNC Router and a 3D printer, Mike created a wooden and plastic mold pattern that was sent to a foundry to produce a sand casted part, which will soon be chrome plated.
In his usual modest way, Mike explains the process below.
WARNING: Viewer discretion advised! Mike’s expertise with technical matters may leave those of us who are digitally challenged frustrated or drooling with envy!

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