Tinkering School

come make amazing things with us

Lifting Heavy Things

After SchoolSean Murray

We began class with a quick disassembly of our tower. Disassembly is a great way to give closure to a project, and a fun way for the group to reflect on their work.

Winter disassembles the tower.

It's also necessary to make space for new projects! Our next exploration will be...

Stout knots will be key in lifting heavy things!

Lifting heavy things! We quickly brainstormed the perils of lifting heavy things and came up with:

  1. dropping the heavy thing on yourself or someone else
  2. injuring yourself in the act of lifting
  3. the heavy thing breaking

We split into groups to explore different ways to lift great mass. For now we're just using generic heavy things, but next week things will get more interesting...


Tinkering School is a trademark registered in the US Patent and Trademark Office.