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Wooden Bicycle Project

Made from timber reclaimed from Brighton's sea defenses and using all recycled components.

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2014-06-11
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Waste house exhibition
This is my bike having just been set up in the waste house exhibition space. The wall mount for the bike is a piece of the sea defences (which is what the bike frame is made of) that i have sprayed black so your eye is drawn to the wooden frame of the bike....

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Sustrans Logo
This is the process of spray painting the Sustrans logo and motto onto the frame. Here i have made two stencils, i will then coat the rest of the frame to prevent getting paint on it and spray over the stencil. This is the result of the spray painting, I wi...

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Waste House
This is the space i will be exhibiting my work in. I am displaying my project in the Waste House, a project in the grounds of Brighton Uni Grand Parade that has made a building from entirely waste material. This mirrors my project well with the themes of re...

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Bio Epoxy Resin Coating the Frame
This is the frame having been rounded and all the aluminium inserts added. This is the first coat of bio resin to waterproof the frame as well as strengthening it.  Drying after the second coat of bio resin. This is showing the laser cut join on the head tu...

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Trailer Basket
This is the final basket for the trailer. the bark has been screwed to the frame, making it a sturdy basket. After this i will create handles from the same bark so that the basket is easy to carry. These are the fasteners i am using to attach the basket to ...

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Laser Cut Joins
This is the join for the seat tube. At this stage the hole for the seat tube still needs to be drilled and then must be rounded off. I like the contrast between the greenheart and the ash in this laser cut join. This is the head tube after the hole has been...

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Reviewed Statement
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main piece in this project is a bicycle frame made to fundraise for, and promote
the cycling charity Sustrans. I chose to recycle wood from the Brighton sea
defenses to create the bike frame because Brighton’s most popular Sustrans
route runs along the ...

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Trailer Mark 3
This is my final trailer, the piece on the left is the frame of the trailer and on the right is the basket frame. At this point they have both had several coats of bio resin and are drying from their first coat of varnish.  This is the beginnings of the bas...
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