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Perfect imperfection For U-Joints, 2018

It was one of those random discoveries in a workshop. By cramping two offsetting pipes on a vice together and accidentally applying too much force, they became ever so slightly squashed and became oval. When I was pulling one pipe out from the larger one, it got caught by an unexpected friction. Then I realised that
the nature of having two deformed sections caused friction as the pipes got turned, and they eventually locked to each other. I was fascinated by discovery and thought about experimenting with it with a telescopic or nesting joint, but I never got around to doing so… It was a true perfect imperfection.