We all love cookies, so why not let your favorite STEM project inspire your cookie design? My choice to was to make racing-inspired cookies, of course! Of all the cookies in the world, gingerbread cookies are my absolute favorites, and the best I have ever tasted are made with my grandma Carla’s recipe (you can… Continue reading Racing-inspired gingerbread cookies
Being the fastest in the world is all about science and engineering! This amazing 3 minute video shows the enormous effort going into one single bolt in a Red Bull Racing Formula 1 car! If the video above doesn’t work, click this link instead: http://www.redbull.com/en/motorsports/f1/stories/1331819418898/life-of-a-bolt Photo courtesy of Red Bull Racing.
Posted September 23, 2016 3D printed solution to an everyday emergency – a broken knob on the dryer! One of the great benefits of owning a 3D printer is that you can create spare parts. This knob is for an old Fridgidaire dryer, but it is easy to create a knob for just about anything… Continue reading 3D printed dryer knobs!
Posted September 8, 2016 What do you do when the shifter knob in your truck breaks at Bonneville? 3D print a new one, of course! Using the broken shifter knob for reference, I created the shape with CAD (Computer Aided Design) in Autodesk Inventor, and exported it as a 3D-printable .stl file. I then printed… Continue reading 3D-printed gear shifter knob!
There is nothing like MIG welding in slo-mo. I am building a shelf for KillaJoule’s second battery pack that will be mounted in the trailer. #GirlsCanWeldToo
Posted August 5, 2016 Even if you are an engineer with thick glasses (like myself), a science geek, or just a completely normal person, we all like to have nice photos of ourselves. Hiring a professional photographer can be both quite expensive and intimidating. The solution: build your own photo studio and take the photos… Continue reading DIY: Take professional quality photos of yourself!
Posted Mar 8, 2016 What is there not to love with a 3D printed, two-color Easter Egg filled with candy? If you are lucky enough to have access to a 3D printer, you can easily 3D print your own Easter Egg and fill it with candy. Creating egg-shaped objects in CAD can be a bit… Continue reading 3D print your own Easter eggs!