Craft & Design
CNCed Child’s Climbing Wall

Christoph Schindler of Zurich’s Schindler Salmeró made this Fitz Roy climbing wall out a single sheet of plywood, CNCed with a mountain design.

“The Fitz Roy Climbing Wall is a DIY item that makes Patagonia’s famous peak accessible for kids.” says Schindler. “We used a 2500 x 1250 x 15 mm plywood-board and painted it. The hole pattern for the image and the holes for the climbing holds were drilled with an old CNC 3-axis-router. Although the pattern looks complex, there was no scripting involved and everything was prepared with standard software tools.”

I love how the CNCed holes also accommodate differing configurations of climbing hardware. [via core77]


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