Praxism.17.7.15

_worked on website
_migrated data to new CAM system
_set up CAD model of bass for rendering
~17 hours spent at workshop

Exploring new textures and surface finishes in software.161

Praxism.17.7.14

_applied to speak at Denver TedX (Nov 11)
_applied for a booth at Denver Maker Faire (Oct 14 & 15)
_applied to make acoustic Tractor beam for Denver Decomp (Sept 30)
_met with sponsored musician to take measurements from favorite guitar
_wrote history for praxisguitars.com
_went to see Cloudless Rain perform with the Terminals
~16 hours spent at workshop

Cloudless rain performing with a virtual reality musical instrument.

Praxism.17.7.13

milled resin pour test for textural depth
redesigned neck junction for bass
CAD/CAM work for bass neck lamination
met with potential business partner
collaborated on business plan
conference call with record company representative
13+ hours spent at workshop

after the first resin test, we mixed the leftover resin with shredded paper to see how light passes through.

 

Praxism.17.7.11

met landlord to discuss potential storefront space
cleaned and organized office
set up midi control for drum kit, had latency issues
45 minute 3 person jam session in workshop
rebuilt x axis drive reduction
fixed post processor
ran first code from new CAM software
cut two test coins
12+ hours spent at workshop

robot cut a labyrinth pattern into circular scrap to test new code process for going from drawing to object.

Praxism.17.7.10

met with two clients to discuss outstanding instrument orders
cleaned and organized office
resin pour test for fiber optics/illuminated fretboards
resin pour for textural depth

Pouring resin into maple fretboard to attempt a fiber optic LED fretboard

7 hours spent at workshop