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Library Showcase a collage of student projects

Maker Hub

Spring 2021

Image of digital design of "Convenient Compost" project
Convenient Compost is the first ever compost receptacle designed for the freezer.
A laser-cut spaceship interior decorated with mixed-media and soldered adafruit lights programmed with arduino circuitboards.

Fall 2020

closeup crop of a lamp made from fine art slides
A desk lamp made from vintage art slides
Image of a Quilt depecting Georgetown's Healy Hall, with and ambulance in front
Hand made quilts highlighting Georgetown
photo of 3D printing nurse holding a vial, mounted on a park bench
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.
still from a video, of Joseph Hammett playing piano and singing, through a laser-cut TV cutout
A live performance music video of an original acoustic song with wooden model TV setup
Image of artwork with layers of white, light blue, dark blue, and wood grain

Spring 2020

Thumbnail for Looking "Onward," The Hilltop Show Interviews Pixar Animation's Head of Story Kelsey Mann
GU Student Kate Gregory posing with laser cut clock
This clock was designed based on a 19th-century Cuban comb from the Smithsonian archives.
Art Object: Green globe in wood stand
This sculpture serves as a commentary on the shortcomings of a few specific subjects in American public education- Geography & History.
GU Student in mask holding 3D printed face shield frames
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.

Fall 2019

Gumball machine containing 3D printed balls containing messages
The FL Machine was made for Georgetown Media Fest by two Floridians.
Images of books cut from the laser cutter
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.
Image of Helmet Hair Artwork
Helmet Hair, a multi-layered laser cut artwork
Napkin featuring image of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
This is a table linen napkin graphic design for KING's Café in my imagination that commemorates Martin Luther King Jr.
Laser cut card box with word 'gratitude' written on front, with cards inserted
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.

Spring 2019

High Altitude Weather Balloon payload
This payload measures humidity, pressure, temperature, UV radiation, and acceleration, gyroscopic motion, and magnetic fields.
Air Quality Monitor
These low-cost air quality monitors measure dangerous particulate matter, temperature, and humidity.
Mikazuki Munechika Prop Sword from Touken Ranbu
Prop sword made from EVA foam, aluminum wire, and poster board, painted with acrylic paint.
Students viewing an interactive art piece
This is series of paintings by artist Ashley Dequilla made for the Asian and Pacific Islander Domestic Violence Research Project.
A paper-cut design
These projects created using many artistic mediums supported in the Maker Hub.
FM-31 book
This pack of handmade notebooks include vector drawn representations of DCPL locations.
Georgetown students giving a presentation on hempcrete blocks
This win-win business idea for both consumers and the environment describes using hempcrete blocks as insulation.

Fall 2018

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

Spring 2018

Air Quality Monitor
Students built air quality monitors in the Maker Hub to monitor PM2.5 using solar PV for power.
Ear Wearables
A pulse oximeter is a device that measures both your heart rate & oxygen saturation.
Startup Hotel
The startup hotel makes local goods more accessible through automated vending pods.
Mapping Environmental Racism in Detroit
This project demonstrates environmental racism in Detroit.
Embroidered alphabet
An in-depth study of the Helvetica typeface using different embroidery styles.
CraneCam Team at the Maker Hub
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.
3D printed abdominal aorta
3d models of actual abdominal aortas created for an anatomy class.

Fall 2017

A 3D visualization of Europe.
Kenyan cookbook
Your Handy Kenyan Cookbook
3d-printed poker chips
Customized poker chips.
90's-Inspired Earrings
Quierra makes earrings with the Maker Hub's laser cutter.
Stacked Amoebas
An experimental piece of art testing the limits and pushing the boundaries of what defines a “pillow.”

Summer 2017

The Helping Hands project is a journal series designed to lend a helping hand to vulnerable populations.

Spring 2017

Marc Connell
This Georgetown student was inspired to develop an idea for a new medical device.
A special photograph that was laser-cut into wood at the Maker Hub.
A special photograph that was laser-cut into wood at the Maker Hub.
Multicolored portrait created with a 3D printer pen.
Multicolored portraits of different music artists created with a 3D printer pen.

Fall 2016

3D printed skull
We used the 3D reconstruction of a CT scan to print a model skull for a patient with craniofacial dysplasia.

Spring 2016

3D printed Aztec architecture
A brief study of Native Mesoamerican architecture based on existing archeological data and historical documents.
3D printed steno machine
With the help of open source software and Gelardin's Maker Space, Max Kim designed and prototyped a steno machine.