Bauble cutting

Another clay cutter was needed, simpler than before, but benefiting from the learning curve. A new feature was the cutting of a hole. 3D modelling As before, in Autodesk’s Fusion 360, the profile of a cutting edge was swept around a boundary curve. The profile was narrower (built on a 2.4 mm square, rather than […]

Cookie cutting

The so-called Southampton Psalter, donated to St John’s College, Cambridge, by the Earl of Southampton in 1635, but with origins in Ireland, has been dated to the 10th or 11th century. It includes a crucifixion scene with two figures above the arms of Christ, representing angels or, perhaps, the Virgin and St John. The right […]