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 https://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. https://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

Designing Solutions to a Global Health Crisis in the MakerEd Classroom

Challenge your students to design a solution to a health crisis in this simulation of a global health initiative. Students are asked to collect data to determine the scope of the problem, design… Continue reading

A 3D Printer in Every School

In the past few weeks I’ve seen several requests from educators looking for information to help convince someone to fund a 3D printer in their school. I haven’t been able to find any… Continue reading

Interactive Art Synthesizer – Color Palette Test

Work in progress of Interactive Art Synthesizer project with Artist Isaac Budmen. Each graphic element has 3 costumes programmed in Scratch. Primary – Secondary – Tertiary color for each element. Interface will be… Continue reading