|Above: Box shown from above|
Background: Student had produced a series of basic prints, and was looking at producing a gift for a family member. She wanted to personalise the box with the name of the person it was intended for.
Level of Difficulty: Medium. Tinkercad interface was used to produce the box shape. Student added additional features to the box to divide it into different areas and experimented with adding the hexagonal featured storage shape shown in the photograph. The personalisation of the box took the form of lettering that was sunk into two sides of the base of the box - which was not successful. (see below).
Timeframe: Eight hours. The width of the sides (see below) should have been increased to provide more strength and depth to the sides of the box. The student ultimately decided not to produce a lid for this box as they wanted the box to be a stand alone design.
Size: 8cm long by 9cm high. The box was 5cm high. The external wall of the box was 5mm. The internal walls (shown in illustrations) were thinned to 1-2mm.
|Reverse side of the box with filament visible|
|Above: Front of box was deep lettering|
Next steps for the student: As mentioned in previous prints the design/ideas and format for boxes has been nearly exhausted by the students/classrooms efforts. Students (in this case a ten year old) have produced a variety of boxes and details of which have been increasingly detailed and complicated.