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Reverse Engineering Task – Toaster Project

‘Reverse engineering is the process of deducing how something works by taking it apart. Using the potentially misguided rationale that the cheaper the toaster the fewer parts it will contain, and thus the simpler it will be to reproduce, I dismantle the cheapest toaster I can find: the Argos Value Range 2-Slice White Toaster.’ – Thwaites, Thomas. Toaster Project, edited by Thomas Thwaites, Princeton Architectural Press, 2011.   Title Making a Toaster -How far removed our everyday items are from the raw materials that go into them? Field of Study Key words: Toaster, Raw Material, Scratch,¬†Extracting and… More