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IS 582

Making Insects Is My Life

Previous Next This maker journey was exciting, time consuming, sometimes frustrating, and very rewarding. My project began inspired by pinned insects that my little sister

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IS 582

Charlotte’s First Sweater

https://youtu.be/f3e3DYyaMA4 With this project, I really wanted to hone my knitting skills and challenge myself. I had only ever knitted a few bad scarves and

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Final Project: Spider Robot

Hello everyone, For my final project, I decided I wanted to make a spider robot that would walk using four legs. I wanted to incorporate

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Final Project – Scott Kim

Solar Powered Website What? First, I bought a cheap solar panel, a battery, and a solar controller to connect the two and provide an output.

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Final Project Fall 2019

This assignment was somewhat ambitious. Not as ambitious as the sewing project, but very similar. My biggest challenge was I could not get the 3-D

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Final Project – Charis Ryu

Question 1 I made a cat(pet) house for my final project. First, I made a comfortable bed that goes inside the house with a blanket

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Final Project – Justin Kim

For my final project, I knew I wanted to use the laser cutter extensively, as the laser cutter project was my favorite assignment in class.

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Final Project– Joy Shi

For my final project, I decided to make a stained glass lamp. This is something completely new to me so I had no idea what

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Daniel Shin – Final Project

Final Project For my final project, I decided to design a stylized room in 3D using a program called Blender. Then, I recreated the room

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Final Project

For my final project, I made a real life Minecraft Redstone simulator. It includes lamps, redstone torches, and various redstone path blocks. When placed in

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Final Project

Video Challenges I faced – I wish that I found more of this blue acrylic. I looked in several stores to find blue translucent, but

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Final Project

Question 1. Show us what you made for your final project. Include at least two in-process photos and two final photos (or videos!) of your final

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Seth Sawant Iteration Assignment

This week’s assignment was to to either build upon a previous week’s project or to start it over from scratch. Because we’re soon starting the

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Arduino Iteration Adventures

My iteration project was built as a stepping-stone from my newly-acquired Arduino skills to my final project. To do so, I built a box with

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Iteration Assignment

For my iteration assignment I decided to revisit the arduino Input/Output project. Previously I had used a current sensor to measure the current through an

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Iteration Assignment

Ideation: For this week, I wanted to improve my sewing skills because while I had a lot of fun during sewing week, I saw my

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Iteration Project– Joy Shi

For my iteration project, I decided to redo the first assignment, using the laser cutter to make a name tag. My original name tag was

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Iteration Project – Scott Kim

Iterating on the first Arduino project. The project was something that could definitely work well in theory, but ran into a lot of issues and

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Iteration Project

I decided to re-do the textile assignment for my iteration project. I made the plush owl for the first sewing project. However, I did not

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Iteration Project

Planning I decided to iterate my pombot from last week. I had made a skiing robot that pushed itself along on fork ski poles: My

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Iteration Assignment

Designing/Thought Process I knew I wanted to work on my laser nametag project because it was the project I had the most fun with and

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Iteration assignment

For my iteration assignment, I decided to combine my name tag with lights to create a light box. My original name tag had a leaf

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Arduino Pom-Bot

For the in-class project I used one servo motor to create a simple flower in a pot. I cut a hole through the back of

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Arduino Servo Bots

The first bot I made with an arduous servo motor is a fish with a motor attached to the back. The thought process for this

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Makerspace Spring 2019

Arduino Bots – Scott Kim

For the in-class assignment, I thought a hatchet + log would be a cute and simple thing to create. Using some cardstock and gray/black sharpies,

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Pom Bot- Christian Amato

This week we learned how to program Arduinos and use them to operate inputs and outputs further than the previous week. In class, I created

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Makerspace Spring 2018

PomBot- Joy Shi

This week in class, we learned to make a simple bot using a servo motor. This was relatively simple since we already had a code

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Pom Bot Walker

Started drawing in classPlanned diagram after class I am not a computer science major and this is pretty much Greek. I knew that I wanted

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Arduino Pom Pom Bot

For this week’s project we had to create a locomotive robot out of common craft materials, servo motors, and an Arduino. My source of inspiration

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Pom Bot – Charis Ryu

In-class: one motor bot I created a cat bot with a wagging tail with a servo motor for the in-class project. I used a cardboard

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Pom-bot

This week I decided to make a penguin pom bot. I used a plastic cup, felt, eyes, and pom-poms to create my penguin. At first

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Textile Adventures

I was a bit nervous to make a whole textile project for this week since the last time I touched a sewing machine was in

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Makerspace Spring 2018

Pom-Pom Bots — Sean White

Hello everyone, for my project this week I wanted to try and make a four legged pompom bot using only two servos. Many robot designs

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Makerspace Fall 2019

Arduino Intro

For my Arduino Introduction project, I decided to create an alarm that will tell me when to turn on the heater in my house. My

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Arduino

In class, we used one servo to create movement to our Arduino bots. I wanted to make a cute teddy bear whose stomach rumbled. I

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