3D Printing. Electronics. DIY.

I'm Steven Quinn and in my free time you can find me doing 3d printing, working with micro-controllers, or just finding something DIY to do. Follow along below on my various projects.

Animatronic Arduino Dr. Seuss Door

I wanted to make sure my wife’s classroom had the coolest door for their Dr. Seuss door decorating contest. What’s that mean? A little paper, a little foam, and a lot of Arduino.

From Flat to Physical: 3D Printing a Logo

An overview of how I take a 3d logo and make a 3D printed sign for a friend. This goes over the technical process of making a logo 3d as well as 3d printing and finishing techniques.

DIY 3D Printed Christmas Decorations

It’s the holidays again. It’s getting cold (even here in Arizona), Christmas music is playing, and I’ve found it’s a pretty good excuse to use the 3d printer for some DIY christmas decorations.

Get the Most Out of Your 3D Printer

A collection of tips and tricks I’ve found to help ensure your 3d printer runs smoothly and produces quality prints.

Custom Mute Holder Version 2

Take 2! I’ve revisited my custom 3d printed mute holder so make it smaller, print easier, and collapse for easy storage.

Designing a 3D Printed Poop Bag Holder

Maybe not the most glorious of projects but it’s practical. I take on the design challenge of making a fun custom 3d printed bag holder for walking the dog.

Featured Shapr3D Case Study

It turns out that the awesome folks over at Shapr3D saw the work I did on my 3d printed mute holder and asked if I’d talk to them about it. They were looking at ways to highlight how different people were using Shapr3D in different ways and it seems like I was one of the few people that taking their designs and actually having them printed.

3D Design on the iPad: First Project

Who knew you could do CAD on the new iPad Pros? I dive into CAD and 3D printing with my iPad Pro using Shapr3D, and awesome and easy to use iOS app.

Building a 3D Printer

A box showed up at the door with a bunch of parts. Fast forward several nights, and I have my very own 3d printer! Follow along as I assemble my 3d printer kit.

Arduino Project – Disney Wait

I love doing Arduino projects, and Disneyland. Why not combine the two. In this project I create a K’nex Ferris wheel that visualizes the wait times for attractions at Disneyland.