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Swallowed by a Whale - Session 6 - Day 2

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Tuesday was our first full day of building this week. Slowly the basic structures for the three parts of the whale have begun to emerge as we tinker and troubleshoot, make mistakes and learn from them! Today some tinkerers also learned to use new tools, such as the band saw:

Tinkerers cutting pieces of the whale's tale

Tinkerers cutting pieces of the whale's tale

Carefully guiding the wood through the band saw

Carefully guiding the wood through the band saw

Going "back to the drawing board..."

Going "back to the drawing board..."

Collaborators provide helpful weight and entertainment!

Collaborators provide helpful weight and entertainment!

The mouth of the whale begins to take shape

The mouth of the whale begins to take shape

How do pulleys work?

How do pulleys work?

The first rib of the whale body is complete! Definitely BIGGER THAN OURSELVES!

The first rib of the whale body is complete! Definitely BIGGER THAN OURSELVES!

Tinker Camp Rocks!

Tinker Camp Rocks!

Tomorrow is another full day of tinkering and building! More to come!

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