How to make a real Lexus cardboard
• How to make a real Lexus cardboard
You will recall my report on how to make the cardboard packaging, including how to make crafts with unusual from it with the help of a special plotter. Experts from LaserCut Works and Scales and Models walked on, making this fragile material full-sized car model Lexus IS 300h. What is most interesting, this model also goes!
In order to make the car out of cardboard in full size, you need to stock up on a lot of this material. This "Lexus" gone over 1,700 sheets of cardboard 10 mm thick.
But how do you know you can not just pick up and cut on the eye for the details of the cardboard "Lexus." We need to take a real car and do a scan of all the parts of the car that budutsdelany of cardboard.
After a three-dimensional model has been created, you need to correct some details on the special program. With it will be managed and laser plotter that cuts out the exact number of parts for each part of the machine.
You will be able to count of how many parts is this door?
Then plotter loaded cardboard from which the laser-cut parts "Lexus."
To avoid mistakes during assembly, all parts are then enumerated.
And then a folded like a puzzle.
model assembly took about three months, since it used the water-based adhesive. As explained creators, each piece was glued to dry for about 10 minutes before it was possible to attach other elements. Installation of parts carried by hand to observe the docking accuracy.
On the saw at the end of the post you can see how it happened.
So that the machine can move around on it installed an electric motor, and frame made of steel and aluminum. Also installed in the vehicle running lights and an electric motor.
In addition to all these there are hidden wheels that can rotate. This allows you to operate the machine, although, of course, the project aims primarily demonstration purpose.
The eco-friendly car, no worse "Tesla")
According to the authors, the design of the car they were inspired by the Japanese art of origami. At the same time a reference to the job that offer collectors cars at Lexus plants to develop finger dexterity. They must lay down their paper origami figure of a cat, using one hand. In a quest is given 90 seconds.
The interior of the laminated structure supports the rigid frame. First, we gather the body parts, which are then glued together.
Seats well maintained an average weight of an adult male.
The wheels will not spin when driving, the car will not stand on them.
Well, that's all, the machine is ready!
Let's look at the individual parts.
There are even cup holders, but it is not recommended to drink coffee in the lounge.
Surprise the smallest details.
Well, let's go?
The car while driving creates the illusion that it is moving in the bonded wheels, but it is not.
See a short video of how it was done.