• Students will learn what a lathe is• Students will learn about the open source program ROKURO• Students will create sculpted prims using this program
A lathe is a machine that holds a piece ofwood in a horizontal position. It spins thewood and various wood tools are used to cutinto the spinning wood to create curves andgrooves.Early lathes were spun by using a foot pedal,but most now are electric.
The earliest known lathe was found in Egypt One person would turn the wood work piece with a rope while the other used a sharp tool to cut shapes in the wood
RokuroProjec t #1: The leg of achair/tablOpen ROKURO e• The default is a white background• The default aspect ratio is 32x32
Drag points on the rightside to create a simplespindle.1. Top2. Bottom
Drag points on the rightside to create a simplespindle.1. Top2. Bottom3. Three protrudencesSave as SpindleNS1.tgaMake sure it gets intoyour folder
When you upload the file to theJokaydia Grid, it will look like this. When you preview the image as a Sculpted Prim it will look like this. You don’t have to worry about it looking squished. You will stretch it out later when it’s on a prim.
• Create a cube and go to the object tab• Choose Sculpted• Drag the uploaded tga file onto the box below the word Sculpted
• Go to the Texture tab• Drag your favorite wood texture onto the texture box• Check Full BrightOPTIONAL• Add low shine• Repeat horizontal texture if needed
Students will: Learn that Ctrl + Shift + R = Wireframe mode toggle Learn that digital skin cover the wireframe to appear solid Learn that Rokuro & Tokoroten create wireframe objects called sculpted prims