Trailer: Maker Faire NoVa – MakerEd Meetup

Maker Faire NoVa is Sunday, March 18th, 2018 from 11am-5pm at George Mason University. Learn more at There is a special NoVa Maker Educator Meetup starting at 10am. Will I see you there?… Continue reading

Physical Computing Maker Cart – InfyMakers Submission

I applied to the InfyMakers Award Contest yesterday. Here is the proposal for the Physical Computing Maker Cart. What suggestions do you have for supplies, lessons, activities, resources and challenges?Leave your reply in the… Continue reading

Featured at TCEA

I’m in Austin, Texas this week for TCEA and honored to be a featured presenter talking maker education and digital fabrication. I have six different sessions. Links to all the resources for each… Continue reading

Looking Ahead to TCEA

I’m looking forward to the upcoming TCEA conference February 5-9th in Austin, Texas. I have been invited to be a featured presenter sharing what I’ve learned about maker education and digital fabrication over the… Continue reading

Flexy Tree Ornament

Flexy Tree Ornament for flexible 3D printing fun.

2018 Gimbals – 3D Printed

2018 Gimbals are out! Free model! Perfect for testing your new #3dprinter

3D Model: 2018 Mini Gimbal Set

Welcome the New Year with the mini 2018 Gimbal set. Includes a standard, ornament and straw-topper gimbal. 3D printed party favors that are fun for kids and adults. Blow gently to spin the gimbal.

3D Model: 2018 Gimbal

2018 Gimbal 3D printed 2018 gimbal, perfect as a table top decoration or a party favor. Break in your new 3D printer or filament with this print in place design. Requires a decently… Continue reading

Formlabs Prize Unboxing & Maker Education Contests

3 MakerEd focused & a bonus 3D printer contest

Experiment – Google Doc Embed

Experimenting with Google Doc embeds as a way of sharing guides and info on the blog. Thinking of using this as I’m developing my materials for the TCEA conference. I’ll be leading 6… Continue reading

3D Model: Pumpkin Moustache

Outfit your pumpkin with a jaunty moustache for the holidays. Perfect for a hipster, pirate or even a prohibition themed pumpkin. Or turn off the porch light after the last trick-or-treater and slap… Continue reading

3D Model: Virginia Topographic Map

Virginia Topographic Map Topographic map of Virginia created with a fabulous tutorial by @anoved. Creating height maps of large regions. Model was requested several years ago by an elementary teacher for use as… Continue reading