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Bee Hive Bird Shelter was conceived and built during an introductory class to industrial design at Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006. Fa… Read More
Bee Hive Bird Shelter was conceived and built during an introductory class to industrial design at Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006. Fabricated from medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and then coated with white primer, the project brief limited the use of material to only one sheet of 4 X 2 foot lumber. This limit on material explains why the design takes advantage of a Russian doll system of circular rings, whose centers are not thrown away, but are used to furnish smaller rings. When assembled, each ring sits flat on a set of rabbets cut on to the main frame. Read Less
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Bee Hive Bird Shelter was conceived and built during an introductory class to industrial design at Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006. Fabricated from medium-density fiberboard (MDF) and then coated with white primer, the project brief limited the use of material to only one sheet of 4 X 2 foot lumber. This limit on material explains why the design takes advantage of a Russian doll system of circular rings, whose centers are not thrown away, but are used to furnish smaller rings. When assembled, each ring sits flat on a set of rabbets cut on to the main frame.