Georgetown University Library Showcase – Maker Hub Projects

Fall 2023

Students chose words and quotes from our course readings and guest lecturers that resonated with their own identities and personal experiences.
This Mandalorian Foundling costume from the Star Wars universe took over three months to complete in the Maker Hub. It was constructed using 3D printers and handcrafted leather.

Spring 2023

An interactive recipe book for children aged 6-8, encouraging pretend-play and food exploration.
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I designed this print to reflect on my Pacific Islander background while also celebrating my graduation as a first generation college student.

Fall 2022

A fully-open source, 3D-printed simulator for practicing microlaryngeal surgery in an outpatient clinic setting.
Watering Whole is a small, self-published book of poetry by Jan Menafee and supported by Noah Martin.
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Spring 2022

A wooden arcade running on a Raspberry Pi with RetroPie installed
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Graphic Design students created Postmodern Punk Posters inspired by Spagnuolo Gallery’s Punk Visual Culture Exhibition: ultimate hybridity DIY + Maker Hub + Adobe

Fall 2021

This is a 3D printed lithophane heart of my dog Kirby
This project is about making a thing that showcases one of my favorite writers and activists: Angela Davis. The purpose of the stamp is to make a a ton of prints for my friends to spread awareness of a key figure in the Black Power movement of the 60s and 70s.
How does anesthesia cause retrograde amnesia? Resources from the Maker Hub will allow us to better understand the process of forgetting.
A vibrant sunflower bag that wards off cloudy days
The Handless Music Binder is a 3-ring binder designed for musicians that allows a performer to turn pages of sheet music handsfree.
I have a large collection of vinyl records and I needed a place to store them. So in my free time, I made this vinyl record holder.
To thank the donors who make our program possible, we laser engraved log slices to make a festive holiday ornament.
A laser cut and hand-painted original design for someone special.
A gift for my grandmother. She's the reason I love my plants!

Summer 2021

A large viewfinder to shine a light on images of monuments combined with critical photography

Spring 2021

A laser-cut spaceship interior decorated with mixed-media and soldered adafruit lights programmed with arduino circuitboards.
Compost'd is the first ever compost receptacle designed for the freezer.

Fall 2020

These laser cut pieces are sculptural works created for my Studio Art Senior Thesis show on the themes of education and neurodiversity.
The project was meant to show how the COVID 19 pandemic is affecting healthcare workers as restrictions are lifted for the sake of the economy.
Hand made quilts highlighting Georgetown
A desk lamp made from vintage art slides

Spring 2020

The Lauinger Library Maker Hub staffers and volunteers have been using the 3D printers to help provide essential personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers in the area.
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This clock was designed based on a 19th-century Cuban comb from the Smithsonian archives.

Fall 2019

I created a set of reflective post cards cards to help students in the LDT program to take a quick moment to slow down and express a little gratitude.
Helmet Hair, a multi-layered laser cut artwork
5 journals with wooden covers laser cut with living hinge spines and featuring prominent campus architecture, representing each of the four undergraduate schools and the university as a whole.
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Spring 2019

This win-win business idea for both consumers and the environment describes using hempcrete blocks as insulation.
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This pack of handmade notebooks include vector drawn representations of DCPL locations.
A physical addendum to an ePortfolio, this project consists of magnetic poetry, quotes, artwork, and poems.
These projects created using many artistic mediums supported in the Maker Hub.
This is series of paintings by artist Ashley Dequilla made for the Asian and Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Research Project.
These low-cost air quality monitors measure dangerous particulate matter, temperature, and humidity.
This payload measures humidity, pressure, temperature, UV radiation, and acceleration, gyroscopic motion, and magnetic fields.
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Fall 2018

This laser-cut bee has eyes that light up and buzzing sounds that change pitch when the wings are moved.
3D printing helped facilitate research by providing study participants with scale models or their individual brains.
This original laser-cut artwork depicts the New York City and Washington DC skylines reflecting each other in opposing wood tones.
Students created self-sustaining terrariums using different soil layers and small tropical plants in closed jars.
Laser-cut Christmas ornaments created in the Maker Hub.
This is a laser-cut map of Georgetown.
A laser-cut puzzle as a conceptual annotated bibliography.
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The Fidget Quilt was made using refurbished pants found in the Maker Hub along with tactile additions such as foam, felt, and pom poms.

Spring 2018

Students built air quality monitors in the Maker Hub to monitor PM2.5 using solar PV for power.
3d models of actual abdominal aortas created for an anatomy class.
A vision system so that the operator of large construction equipment can see what they're doing if their view is obstructed from the operations cabin.
An in-depth study of the Helvetica typeface using different embroidery styles.
This project demonstrates environmental racism in Detroit.
The startup hotel makes local goods more accessible through automated vending pods.
A pulse oximeter is a device that measures both your heart rate & oxygen saturation.

Spring 2016

With the help of open source software and Gelardin's Maker Space, Max Kim designed and prototyped a steno machine.
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