Category Archive: Design

Minifig Pussyhats on Shapeways

Minifig Pussyhats are now available for sale in my Shapeways store.

3D Model: Frederick Douglass Medallion

“Frederick Douglass is an example of somebody who’s done an amazing job and is getting recognized more and more, I notice,” the president said.

3D Printing Rosa Parks

Today is the first day of African American History Month and I wanted to publish a new model to celebrate. I’ve written before about the lack of models related to African American History and Culture in my posts 3D Printing Martin Luther King, Jr. and Looking for African American History on Thingiverse. The lack of models is a great opportunity for students to contribute designs.

American Selfie Concept

Brainstorming a new piece in response to seeing the red feed/blue feed phenomenon where the social media sites use algorithms to show you things it already knows you like.

Greater America Day 10

A golden signature is scrawled across the blank check that is Greater America. A signature promising to bring riches to friends and family alike and bring low enemies domestic and foreign.

Minifig Pussyhat Giveaway

Welcome to the minifig Pussyhat giveaway page! I’m giving away 4 sets of 5 LEGO® minifig compatible Pussyhats with Women’s March signs.

Lesson Plan: MLK March on Washington Artifact

Introduction The 1960s Civil Rights Movement sought to end segregation and discrimination against African Americans. One of the largest political rallies of the Civil Rights Movement was the March on Washington for Jobs… Continue reading

3D Model: Flexy Washington Monument

Flexy Washington Monument Fun flexible Washington Monument. Part of my flexy buildings and monuments series. The flexy models are an exploration of the properties of PLA that allow it to bend small amounts without breaking.… Continue reading

3D Model: Flexy Empire State Building

Flexy Empire State Building Fun flexible Empire State Building. Part of my flexy buildings and monuments series. The flexy models are an exploration of the properties of PLA that allow it to bend small… Continue reading

WIP 004: Getting Things Done

This week’s Work In Progress has a number of ideas for articles and designs that I managed to publish before uploading this post. The time from idea to product is getting shorter. I’m approaching… Continue reading

Greater America : A 3D Portrait

Greater America is a portrait of America transformed. This really great 3D artwork showcases our future. Made in America, this piece is rendered in patriotic red, white and blue. To the east and west the blue states are… Continue reading

WIP 003: All About Sharing

Problem: How do students share their 3D designs with the world? I’m a 3D printing enthusiast in the world of education and believe me when I say I understand the challenges of classroom… Continue reading