Use Fusion To Make Collaborative Sculptures With Bees #NatureAndTechnology
For this series of collaborative sculptures, I wanted to make an organic framework from which my bees could build comb. Since comb is heavy when filled with honey and very fragile when taken from the hive, decided I needed to build a structure strong enough to hold the weight and yet transparent enough to make the fragile nature of the comb visible when the piece was finished.
These steps take us from beginning in Fusion 360 with a model to the finished mold as it goes to the hive to be finished.
Step 1: Materials used
MDF, 3/4 inch sheets cut and glued with woodglue to make stock
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