Here is how my good friend and techshop Jedi Danny Garcia made  a cool steering wheel for a vintaqe style race car we are building at Techshop San Francisco

Step 1: making the metal blank

Here we made the aluminum middle part of the steering wheel with a simple 2 d drawing and cut it out on the water jet.  The only critical dimensions are the bolt holes and shaft diameter hole where it bolts to the steering column.  A little careful measuring goes along way.  It turned out to be a 9 minute cut file for the water jet. 
Just saying you uploaded two into the contest.
Looks nice, but it seems a bit frail.<br> <br> If someone pulls or pushes hard on it, at the 12 o'clock position, I think the metal will be twisting with the single layer connections at the 4 and 8 o'clock positions.....<br> <br>
Nice one!

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