Photography Through Hearing?

This post was written by Jessica Guo, a second year majoring in Integrated Digital Media & winner of our monthly MakerSpace Mini Grant. The full version of this abridged blog post can be found here. I used physical computing to create an interactive device that takes photography by sound – when sound in the environment passes a certain threshold, it automatically activates the camera and takes pictures with sound data stored. In this way, photography…

How to Create Jewelry in the MakerSpace

This post was written by Cat Almuete, a sophomore majoring in Computer Science and minoring in Game Engineering, & winner of the October 2021 MakerSpace Mini Grant. For this project, I decided to prototype with creating jewelry using a variety of machines and non traditional mediums. During this prototyping, I created designs for earrings and necklaces. With this personal project, these pieces are now going to be Christmas gifts for the beautiful women in my…

Cyprus Milled with Resin

Growing up Greek-Cypriot, I am constantly hearing stories about the homeland and have visited many times, so I wanted to show my love for the island and create a piece for my grandparents. I first 3D modeled the land of Cyprus on Fusion 360 with a frame. Once my design was completed, I used the ShopBot to mill out the surrounding area of the island. When the area was milled, I filled the gap with…

Molding Mooncakes in the MakerSpace

This blog post was written by MakerSpace User Jennifer Qian Jennifer Qian is an Art and Data Science student at NYU Gallatin. She used the Form3B printer using dental resin to create mooncake molds. Please keep food safety in mind when creating kitchen tools – here is a great article for reference. Learn more about Jennifer’s process here: What is your Project? My project is “Mooncake Making – connecting the past and present”. This is…

Custom RGB Graphics Card Backplate

This blog post was written by MakerSpace GA Marty Pollard Many graphics cards, including my own, have exposed PCBs that are not aesthetically appealing inside of a custom-built PC. In order to elevate the look of my PC, I wanted to create a backplate for my graphics card that also uses RGB LEDs to match the theme of my other components. There are several companies that sell custom backplates for this purpose, but they can…
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