So I had this idea of making shelf by using a waffle section for my small little toys. But i wanted to do more with it. What i was looking for was to make openings that defined by a pattern .
The basic logic behind the ellipse shelf is as below.
The grasshopper definition is very simple. At first the solid is made in ant desirable shape. The solid is populated with points. These points are projected to the surface, before they are used as center points to make sphere. The center points of each sphere is defined by it’s distance from a single points ( the attractor point), which is parametrically adjusted to effect the radius of each sphere. You can see it below.
By adjusting the height of the attractor point, the sizes of spheres can be changed in order of closest having the larger radius to the further one having a small radius.
A curve can also be used instant of a point.
The logic can be applied to solids of different shapes.
Ready for CNC milling Job
Paint and polishing work
Before doing the paint work. I firstly did sanding. To make those edges look neat and clean. Then i applied 2 coats of sealer To make show that the wood doesn’t absorb paint and moisture. let it dry for one day. after that did sanding again with a fine sand paper, to get a smooth surface. For paint work scarlet red spray paint, ran it over the surfaces, let it dry for one day. At last for a final coat two coats of lacquer spary.
here is the final product