|pizza cutter designs -- feedback wanted.
||[Nov. 14th, 2011|01:23 am]
Over the last couple of years, I've been sketching a lot of pizza cutters. Right now, I have 5 wheels ready to go, but haven't decided on the final designs for the completed pieces.
As a note, most of these sketches are quite small, though a few I've gone ahead and done a full-scale drawing of. These would be made using stainless steel rod for the bodies, with exotic woods for handles, and either sintered bronze bearings, or if I can make it work, lignum vitae.
Images (there should be 26 of them, some aren't showing up) below the cut, in no particular order. Please leave feedback below if you like/dislike any of these in particular.
One of my favorites, just a small sketch, but it has much promise.
I played around a bit with the Fibonacci sequence/golden ratio:
Spirals might work:
Anthopomorphic Stick Figure Pizza Cutter Man!
Moon and cloud (cloud needs to be cloudier, wheel gets craters):
The "Ice Tongs" look -- the handle on top extends out both sides, crosses under the grip as a guard, then crosses back to form the axel mount.
Axe handle -- multi-handed so you can put a lot of down pressure:
A very crude sketch that still, somehow, catches my eye.
Handle based on a dagger:
Drill out the handle for lightness and a bit of aerospace punk:
How about using a pair of handles that just go through the wheel as a straight axel:
Also, on the bacarta (bacon micarta) project, looks like I need a new vacuum pump. At least this kind is cheap.