In order to achieve the desired flex, material was removed on the underside of the arm.
The bike racks have been sold out and installed.
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This idea is a contemporary interpretation of the classic school desk for the home. With cord management and a small storage area for a wireless keyboard and mouse, it creates a clean surface in much the same a school desk would. The materials are laminated wood, extruded chrome steel legs and base.
Using lower extremety prosthetics as inspiration, this is a concept that would utilize a flexible blade of carbon fiber to reduce weight and increase shock absorbtion. See development sketches in my sketch section. There is still much work to be done, but this is a good start. Have to work out the texture issues in Hypershot for these renders.