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STANLEY RUIZ: Briefly explain your process. “The day was kind of slow and quiet, which I had anticipated since I knew I wouldn’t be using any loud machines. I only used basic hand tools to carve the foam; the most high-tech thing I used was a $30 hot-wire foam cutter that ended up being too slow to cut and couldn’t reach deep enough. Kiel from the American Design Club rummaged through the shelves and found a hand saw that became instrumental in creating the form."