Musical Jewelry Box

This blog was written by Christopher Martinez – the winner of the MakerSpace Mini-Grant for the month of September. The goal of this project was to create a 3D printed music jewelry box that could play music off of a micro-SD card. The materials required to make the box are: 3 AAA battery holder with switch Double sided copper PCB Wire 3 ohm speaker 3.5 mm tall tactile push buttons DfPlayer Mini MP3 module The…

How to create a Cardboard Rover!

This post is written by Bryan So, the winner of the February MakerSpace Mini Grant. If your interested in creating something yourself and need a little funding click here to apply! The goal of this project was to create a rover with a majority of the materials being cardboard and 3D printed parts. The rover incorporates a rocker bogie system, similar to the mars rover, that helps keep the body stable when overcoming obstacles. The materials required…

Let's Get Physical! – How to Make a Physiological Response Detector

This post is written by Najma Dawood and Shuang Liang, the winners of the December MakerSpace Mini Grant. Team members Najma Dawood and Shuang Liang set out to prototype a device that detects levels of physiological response to stimuli. We began the project with lofty goals of creating a beautiful device that would detect the heart rate, breath, sweat, temperature, movement, and changes in voice of the person wearing it. Once we began planning the…

How to make a skateboard from scratch!

This post is written by Santiago Gonzales, the winner of the November MakerSpace Mini Grant. I have designed and created a 3D printed skateboard mold that would enable multiple skateboard decks to be built for a fraction of a single skateboard deck cost! The idea came about after I started skateboarding for the first time in my life to cut down my commute time to school from my apartment. I really enjoyed skateboarding, and being…

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