Design Make Share: An Outline for MAKING in the Classroom

Ready to dive into 3D printing in the classroom? Your students and colleagues will be energized by having access to the latest technology. But be careful, if you just start printing without a… Continue reading

Printrbot Metal Plus Unboxing

I unboxed my personal Printrbot Metal Plus with heated bed this weekend and have been sharing photos and initial impressions on Instagram. This is a recap for the purpose of easy reference on… Continue reading

Sneak Peek: BronzeFill Polishing Video

Quick sneak peek of video for a BronzeFill polishing tutorial. This video is an experiment in creating video tutorials using an iPhone and Camtasia. Please leave feedback in the comments or contact me… Continue reading

Laser Cutting Printrbot 3D Printers via Inkscape

I support a host of laser cut Printrbots including a Printrbot Jr, Printrbot LC, Printrbot Plus and Printrbot Makers kit. These printers vary widely in condition. The Printbot Jr was used extensively for… Continue reading

The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery Unveiled

The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery was unveiled on December 8th at the Virginia Society for Technology in Education conference Hackerspace. Heroes of 3D Printing: Designers and Artists Series #1 is the first curated set… Continue reading

Update #1: The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery

Thank you for the strong support for The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery. I’ve received some great responses on the blog, Twitter and Instagram. The story was even picked up by the 3D printing media.… Continue reading

Brainstorming: The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery

My latest project idea is The Incredible 3D Printing Gumball Gallery. The idea has been burning away in my head for the past week and I’m publishing it now to ask for help from… Continue reading

Print It Forward Applications Due November 14th

The first Print It Forward – 3D Printer Fundraiser Kit is finished and ready to ship. Applications are due by November 14th. Details here http://designmaketeach.com/2014/10/19/print-it-forward-3d-printer-fundraising-kit/ Below are 90 of the items in the kit with an… Continue reading

Print It Forward: 3D Printer Fundraising Kit

Update: Applications due November 14th. http://designmaketeach.com/2014/11/01/print-it-forward-applications-due-november-14th/ Do you want a 3D printer for your school or classroom? Do you want your students to have the power to turn their ideas into reality? Is cost… Continue reading

Mobile Makerspace Grant Proposal

I just applied for a $20K grant for my Mobile Makerspace concept. While I’ve been working on the idea for more than a year, if you count my first mobile makerspace prototypes, I didn’t start… Continue reading

Catching Up with DesignMakeTeach

The DesignMakeTeach blog was pretty quiet this summer. You would be forgiven for thinking that it was because I was taking a leisurely summer break. Actually it was the opposite, all because of the… Continue reading