From Atoms to Bits to Atoms: A Cat Toy’s Journey

After staring at a cat toy for a few minutes, piecing out the geometry, I realized that this would make a great instructional design for an introduction to 3D CAD modeling using simple geometric shapes and boolean transforms.

Dead Rats + Soldering Iron = Fun?

Please note that all blog posts before 8 April 2007 were automatically imported from LiveJournal.  To see the comments and any LiveJournal-specific extras such as polls and user icons, please find the source posting at seems that all of the really good craft projects start out with “be warned, this is another extremely graphic tutorial … Continue reading Dead Rats + Soldering Iron = Fun?