Bug Boxes

This resource from Boxford shows an example of a bug box manufactured using CNC machines. It contains a brief description of the project, CAD files for machining and a supporting video showing the assembly of pre-cut pieces of a bug box. The description of the project shows photographs of the machined product. Potential usage of the bug box is explained and the trays and removable sections are described. The video Insect Box Making shows a bug box being assembled from several pre-cut pieces. Different pieces are screwed together to form the back, front and sides of the box. The top piece is then attached and small pieces of wood are added inside to complete the box. Curriculum links include the use of CAD/CAM in the designing and making process and sustainability and environmental concerns in design.

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