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Zion Box

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By Emily Paris

ME 203 Spring 2015


Moduline, aluminum, bubinga wood


Sand Casting, Turning

Design Goals

To keep memories and relics from adventures past and to remind myself to never stop exploring.


Carving my pattern by hand wasn’t producing the results I desired. I switched to the Shopbot and realized the importance of respecting the manufacturing process and choosing the right tool for the job. I also learned that good designers are not hindered by their mistakes, but rather figure out ways to embrace them.