Now that student had identified their wind chime notes and completed their build permits, it was time to start making all of the component parts they would need for assembling them.

These parts included the top disk, the individual pipes, and the clanger that would strike them.  While students got to see me make one or two or each of the parts, and even got a chance to debur a few pipes, the majority of the fabrication work was left to me and the CNC machines to complete them outside of normal class time.

Don’t worry, though. There was plenty of modeling work to be done by the students to get their wind catchers designs ready for the Carvey!


Some social media posts associated with this #MakerEd moment:



Your turn. Any thoughts to share?