Making custom faux wood paving stones.
This is a logo design I did for a local trash company, mostly as a joke...but I like the way it turned out. The fish is a rotting tarpon since the owners are big into fishing. I am proud of the hand drawn text since I usually struggle with drawing words in a way that … Continue reading Trash Lords Logo Design
I recently bought some Wood-Based PLA to experiment with. It is made from 80% wood pulp, a little adhesive, and a little PLA. When it prints it has a really nice matte finish and the texture almost make it feel like cardboard (in a good way). An added bonus - when it prints it … Continue reading 3-D Printing Wood!
This project started one day by me noticing my nice collection of wooden sea shells. They were all sculpted out of cedar over the years by my father. There are a limited number of them around, and I thought it would be nice to preserve them forever by scanning them into my computer. The forms … Continue reading Sea Shells: Translating Wooden Sculptures into Digital Files and Printed Objects
It's a little llama that jumps when you pull his strings. This design is meant to be a build-it-yourself kit for making an ornament. The pieces all snap together and string can be added to hang it and create the frolicking motion.There are 11 pieces altogether, not including the string, that you can print in … Continue reading It’s a Llama!
This month, I participated in the Atlanta Maker Faire again as part of Oscar Eastwood (i.e. The Society of Lady Makers). With rain looming, we were a little concerned about the turn out, but everything worked out great. We had a blast helping kids make miniature light-up houses, lighthouses, and critter pins. Some of our … Continue reading Atlanta Maker Faire 2015
Here are some in-progress shots of a batch of our concrete pavers. These photos show four of our first custom designs. The next designs are currently being formulated and won't be so fish-centric. All of the pavers were made on the porch of my own (tiny) apartment from homemade silicone molds. You might recognize the fish art … Continue reading Designing and Making Custom Cement Pavers