Laser-cutting for 3D

Free download software is being used to experiment with potential sculpture designs, starting from a 3D head model. Interlocking slices are created and numbered automatically. After laser-cutting the slices, they’re slotted together to create the finished head. We plan to run another public session shortly as an Introduction to Laser-cutting . . . .
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Laser-cutter now installed

Thanks partly to a generous grant from Hebden Royd Town Council, Bridge Rectifier’s new laser-cutter was installed today by HPC Laser Ltd of Elland. Bridge Rectifier will train some of its members shortly, and then develop a programme of open days and ‘introduction to laser-cutting days’ open to all. Watch out for further details.
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Hebden Royd awards grant

Hebden Royd Town Council has just awarded a grant of £3,000 towards the purchase of a laser-cutter. The total project costs total nearly £5,000, with the remainder being met from Bridge Rectifier reserves and donations. Bridge Rectifier will run a series of open days in 2017 to raise awareness of CAD/ CAM for laser-cutting, and
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Community Art Discussion, 06-Dec

Got any ideas about art projects we could pursue with community organisations? A recent project for Todmorden Lamplighter went well, so what next? Hebden Bridge Art Festival’s theme next summer is ‘water’ – chosen before the Boxing Day floods! What could Bridge Rectifier do as visual art, or even transforming wave patterns etc into sound/
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Todmorden Lamplighter Festival

It’s nearly time – Saturday 19th November. Bridge Rectifier has been working with primary school children from Year 5 of Todmorden CE School, creating a series of ‘string drawings’ on the theme of ‘Mythical Fire Creatures’. These are being transcribed in electroluminescent wire for display in the large upstairs windows of Central Methodist Church. Check
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Bridge Rectifier AGM

The Bridge Rectifier Annual General meeting will be held at the space on Saturday 19th November 2016, at 1pm. All members are invited to attend. Provision will be made for those who can’t be physically present but who wish to vote electronically on items on the agenda.
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