Below is a continually expanding collection of Mr.E's favorite builds, projects, lessons, and guides from various collaborations and works completed over the years in and out of the classroom. Tags include; Lesson, Design Challenge, Miscellaneous Make (Misc-Make), Project, Product, DIY, and Tutorial. Use the find function (ctrl / cmd + F) to browse by tag. Check back for updates and don't forget about the Portals page for links to different sources of Mr.E's collaborations, the Resources page for links to various programs, sites, and machine recommendations, and the Innovations page for training, sessions, and services for your own projects and instructional spaces!

3D printed pop it fidget toy

3D Printed Pop Its

This engaging project uses CAD and 3D printers with flexible TPU filament to create custom pop its, the awesome fidget toys! See the Instructable here and YouTube tutorial here! Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

The Stowaway Simulator

In this build, Mr.E solved his own problem of wanted a racing sim, but had no where to store it, as a result, he created a cabinet that turns into the simulator! See the Instructable here and YouTube tutorial here! Tags: Misc-Make, DIY, Project

3D Printed Circuit Boards

In this lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot share how conductive and non-conductive filament can be combined to make custom circuit boards! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

The Ruler Project

In this challenge, students gain greater skills in fractions and dimensions as they utilize CAD and a laser cutter to fabricate their own usable tool, a ruler! See the Instructable here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge, Tutorial

Pneumatic Rocket Launcher

This handy invention allows for a lightweight rocket to be launched more precisely and safely using a custom gantry and electronic solenoid control box! Tags: Misc-Make, DIY

Paper Stomp Rockets

This fun challenge uses recycled materials to make paper stomp rockets for some backyard and makerspace fun! See the Instructable here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

"Running Late" Challenge

In this one-day challenge, students need to construct a device to help retrieve their belongings from a storm drain as they are running late for a flight! Check out the lesson preview here! Tags: Design Challenge

Star Wars Inspired Coding Challenge

As part of Mr.E's "May the 4th" themed activities, students are challenged use P5.js to troubleshoot a malfunctioning program ! See the Instructable here Tags: Design Challenge, Tutorial

Acoustic Amplification Devices

In this interdisciplinary lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to design prototypes that manipulate sound waves! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

CAD Skateboard

In this challenge, Mr.E shows how a real object, like a skateboard, can be made using CAD software! See the Tinkercad video here and the Onshape video here! Tags: Tutorial, Design Challenge

Wall Mounted Blanket Ladder

In this woodworking build, Mr.E creates a blanket ladder, or holder, that is wall mounted with a rustic vibe! See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Misc-Make, Project

Phone Stand Speed Challenge

In this one-day challenge, students are stuck on a flight, bored, and unable to watch their phones comfortably. Using some supplies obtained from the crew, can we construct a stand? Check out the lesson preview here! Tags: Design Challenge

Making 3D Printed Trophies

In this guide, Mr.E shares tips and best practices for one of his favorite projects, making custom 3D printed trophies! See the Instructable here Tags: Design Challenge, Misc-Make, DIY

Customizable Small Parts Organizer

Do you need organize components, parts, or supplies? The off the shelf products might not do the job, but you can through Spokbee's mass customization interface and rapid production services! Learn more here Tags: Product

Harry Potter Themed Mobile

In this fun build, Mr.E creates a custom Harry Potter Themed Mobile by combining metal working with 3D printing! See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Misc-Make

Star Wars Inspired CAD Challenge

As part of Mr.E's "May the 4th" themed activities, students are challenged use CAD to make a prototype solution! See the Instructable here Tags: Design Challenge, Tutorial

Catapults of the Future

In this design challenge, students combine prototyping with electronics and simple circuits to create electronic projectile launching devices! Check out the lesson preview here! Tags: Design Challenge

The Pencil Protector

As a maker, Mr.E designed a solution to keep his pencils from going missing and to demonstrate available resources and techniques! See the Instructable here Tags: Misc-Make

Making Usable Tools

In this lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to design and fabricate usable tools! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Farmhouse Table with Removable Leaf

In this woodworking project, Mr.E shares how he created a custom Farmhouse style dining room table with a removable leaf! Instructable and guiding tutorial video coming soon! Tags: DIY, Project, Tutorial, Misc-Make

Stamps and Cylinder Seals

In this interdisciplinary K-12 lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to design stamps and cylinder seals! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Elemental Iron Man Shirt

For Halloween 2022, Mr.E combines electronics, 3D printing, laser cutting and sewing to make nerdy t-shirt costume! See the Instructable here or YouTube video here Tags: DIY, Misc-Make, Tutorial

Pong

In this video series, Mr.E walks programmers through recreating a classic Pong inspired game in the P5.js language! See the video tutorial series here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson, Project

Drone Delivery System

Through his work with first responders and public Safety, Jason and SEPA-UAS has worked to patent a system for emergency response that utilizes drone technology and rapid prototyping to save lives. Learn more here Tags: Product

Making 3D Printed Circuit Boards with Tinkercad

In this project, Mr.E shares how conductive and non-conductive filament can be combined to make custom circuit boards designed in Tinkercad! See the Instructable here Tags: Project, Design Challenge, Tutorial

The "E-Shield"

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, Jason was one of many makers who utilized his CAD and prototyping skills to design PPE for first responders! The E-Shield is an easy to print and quick to make face shield available to all. See the Instructable here and a video about Mr.E's efforts here Tags: Misc-Make, DIY, Design Challenge, Tutorial

"Solar" Testing Light Track

The weather doesn't always cooperate during the testing and evaluation stages of the design process. To combat this, Mr.E constructed a light track that allows for solar-powered vehicle prototypes to be tested consistently and safely indoors, year round! Tags: Misc-Make, DIY

Sustainable Solar Powered Vehicles

In this integrative lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to consider sustainability as we create solar-powered vehicle prototypes! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Hot Glue Stations

To organize his Makerspace and provide a safer work environment, Mr.E fabricated custom hot glue stations! See the Instructable Here Tags: Project, DIY

DVD Screensaver

In this video series, Mr.E walks programmers through recreating a classic DVD screensaver with collisions, logic, and images in the P5.js language! See the video here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson, Project

Castle Crushing Catapults

In this integrative lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to apply prototyping skills to develop unique catapult solutions! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Rustic Wall Hanging Planter

In this woodworking build, Mr.E creates a vertical garden that is wall mounted with a rustic vibe for only $25! See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Misc-Make, Project


Smart Storage Solutions

In this lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to consider areas of our lives that could be improved through unique storage solutions! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Code a Traffic Light

In this integrative lesson, Mr.E demonstrates how to 3D model using code in Tinkercad's Codeblocks, as well as how to wire and program a working traffic light using Arduino! See the Instructable here Tags: Lesson, Tutorial, Project, Design Challenge

Puzzle Game Challenge

In this interdisciplinary K-12 lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to consider create their own unique puzzles and games! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

CAD Coffee Mug

One of Mr.E's favorite Intro CAD challenges is creating a coffee mug to learn the basics! See the Tinkercad video here or the Onshape video here for this challenge! Tags: Tutorial, Design Challenge

Retro Platformer Games

In this video series, Mr.E walks programmers through recreating a retro platform style game in the P5.js language! See the video tutorial series here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson, Project

Mini Lightsaber Challenge

One of Mr.E's favorite intro to circuits challenge is to fabricate mini lightsabers as we learn about analog circuits, polarity, conductors, and insulators! See the Instructable here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson, Design Challenge

Wind Turbines

In this integrative lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to consider sustainability as we create sustainable energy sources! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Pneumatic Turbine Tester

The weather doesn't always cooperate during the testing and evaluation stages of the design process. To combat this, Mr.E constructed an air-powered adjustable nozzle that allows turbine prototypes to be tested consistently and safely indoors, year round! Tags: Misc-Make, DIY

CAD Tumbler

A more advanced CAD challenges is creating a tumbler-style coffee mug to gain more CAD skills! See the Tinkercad video here or the Onshape video here for this challenge! Tags: Tutorial, Design Challenge


Prototypes for our Pets

In this lesson, Mr.E and LulzBot challenge students to design and improve the lives of our pets! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Space Invaders

In this video series, Mr.E walks programmers through recreating a classic Space Invaders inspired game in the P5.js language! See the video tutorial series here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson, Project

CAD Fidget Spinner

A more advanced and real-world CAD challenges is creating a fidget spinner! See the Tinkercad video here or the Onshape video here for this challenge! Tags: Tutorial, Design Challenge

Coded Characters

One of Mr.E's favorite first coding projects is learning how to program appearance and coordinates by making emoji-like characters in P5.js! See a sample video here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson, Design Challenge

3D Printed Electric Guitar

In this fun build, Mr.E created a uniquely designed electric guitar using 3D printers to fabricate the custom body! Check out the Instructable here. Tags: Tutorial, Misc-Make, Design Challenge, DIY

DIY Electric Guitar

In one of Mr.E's earliest builds, he wanted to create a custom electric guitar out of his dorm room! In this guide, Mr.E shares tips and tricks to make your own unique DIY electric guitar. See the Instructable here Tags: Tutorial, Misc-Make, Design Challenge, DIY

Redesign Classroom Furniture with Tinkercad

In this interdisciplinary K-12 lesson, Mr.E and Tinkercad challenge students to consider how the furniture in their classrooms may be improved! Get the lesson plan here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Laser Cut Dye-Sub Ornaments

In this simple guide, Mr.E shares how photographs could be turned into stunning ornaments or keychains by combining Dye Sublimation printing with Laser Cutting technology! See the Instructable here and the YouTube tutorial here Tags: Misc-Make, DIY, Tutorial

"Cut the Cord" Soldering Challenge

In this real-world design challenge, Mr.E taught his students how to solder while decluttering his makerspace as they cut, repaired, and soldered USB mice! Check out the Instructable here Tags: Lesson, Tutorial

DIY Custom Furniture

In this guide, Mr.E shares tips and tricks to create custom furniture with a professional quality finish! This is geared towards beginners as the techniques shared could be completed in nearly any size makerspace! See the Instructable here Tags: Tutorial, DIY, Project

3D Modeling with a Laser

Laser cutting does not have to be two-dimensional! In this guide, Mr.E shares tips and tricks to turn a photograph or graphic into a multi-layer model using a laser cutter! See the Instructable here Tags: Tutorial, Design Challenge

Sign Out Station Kiosk

Paper sign out sheets and hall passes are a thing of the past! In this guide, Mr.E shows you how to transform an old chromebook into an effective and minimalist sign out station! See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Tutorial, Misc-Make

Coffee Mug Storage / Display

In this simple guide, Mr.E shares how he put his coffee mugs on display through a custom storage cabinet through uniquely designed and 3D printed hooks! See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Misc-Make, Project

Wooden Ties

One of Mr.E's earliest products stemmed from a joint passion for woodworking, and fashion design. By manufacturing a unique polymer-plywood blend, Mr.E could create strong and stylish fully flexible wooden ties! Tags: Misc-Make, Product

Room Redesign Challenge

In this project, students are challenged to redesign and improve a room in their home! Using sketching, brainstorming, and prototyping skills, they must develop a model to share their creation through an interdisiplinary approach. See the Instructable here Tags: Lesson, Design Challenge

Smart Storage Solution

One of Mr.E's earliest creations was an attempt to create a safer makerspace. This custom toolbox only provided access to specific drawers and tools based on swiped user ID cards! Tags: Misc-Make

DIY Metal Necklace

In this tutorial, Mr.E shares his successes and mistakes in an attempt to create a hand-made metal necklace! See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Tutorial, Misc-Make

How to Wash your Car

Sharing one his favorite hobbies, Mr.E guides users through methods, tips, and tricks to wash your car....the right way! See the Instructable here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Sharing Recipes!

While cooking and baking is not at the top of Mr.E's skillset, he still enjoys collaborating and sharing recipes for everything from pizzas to pies! See the Instructables here Tags: Misc-Make

Safety Glasses Cabinet Handle Redesign

As a problem-solver and designer, Mr.E doesn't shy away when something breaks. In this simple build, Mr.E designed and fabricated a new handle for a broken safety glasses cabinet! Grab the design here Tags: Misc-Make, DIY

Pirate Ship Stage Prop

Through years held as a stage set director, Mr.E has accumulated many favorite props and moments, but this tops them all. Originally used as a rolling pirate ship big enough for six in an outdoor performance of Peter Pan, this set piece then became a carnival attraction and more! Tags: Misc-Make

Custom Dust Collection

No one shop is the same size or configuration, so no one dust collection solution will work in every environment or budget. Mr.E has utilized 3D printing technology to fabricate custom dust collection solutions for a cleaner and safer makerspace Tags: DIY, Misc-Make

Mobile STEAM Classroom

Mr.E believes that a makerspace is not defined by its size, its location, or even its resources. Instead, a makerspace is defined by what its makers are able to achieve within. This hack turned a rolling cart into a mobile makerspace for all! Tags: DIY, Misc-Make

DIY Wooden Necklace

In this tutorial, Mr.E shares his successes and mistakes in an attempt to create a wooden necklace! See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Tutorial, Misc-Make

Aquaponic / Hydroponic Garden System

Frustrated with the capacity of existing products and solutions, Mr.E designed a custom indoor Aquaponic and Hydroponic garden system for his classroom to facilitate lessons and class activities! Tags: Misc-Make

Customizable Slowfeeder

Is your pet eating too fast? Do you already have a bowl system in place? Design and fabricate your own custom slow feeder through Spokbee's mass customization interface and rapid production services! Learn more here Tags: Product

3D Printer Filament Dry Box

In this tutorial, Mr.E shares why proper filament storage is important for consistent and successful FDM/FFF 3D printing while also sharing how he create simple storage boxes! See the Instructable here or YouTube video here Tags: DIY, Tutorial

Graphic Design Work

For over a decade, Mr.E has created countless designs through web, print, sign, apparel decorating and more! From custom t-shirts to logo designs, Mr.E enjoys any challenge! Tags: Product

Customizable Coupler

Do you need to attach two things together that just don't quite fit securely? Off the shelf products might not work, but through Spokbee's mass customization interface and rapid production services you can fabricate the part you need! Learn more here Tags: Product

Robot Vacuum Wrap

This fun project turned Mr.E's new robot vacuum cleaner into something a little more special with a custom decal inspired by his favorite on-screen robot! Tags: Misc-Make

Makerspace Facility Design

Over the past decade, Mr.E has assisted in designing and implementing over 25 K-12, Higher-Ed, and Private Makerspace facilities across the globe! Learn more ongoing workshops and sessions here Tags: Product

Mobile Makerspace

This custom cart included everything the mobile makerspace could ever need! Including a vinyl cutter, 3D printer, and laser cutter with interior HEPA filtration, this was one of Mr.E's earliest instructional spaces! Tags: Misc-Make

Customizable Flange Mount

Do you need to fix something or secure a part to something else? The off the shelf products might not do the job, but you can through Spokbee's mass customization interface and rapid production services! Learn more here Tags: Product

Robotics Education Courses

Teaching robotics in education is crucial in inspiring young makers towards gaining skills and understandings for our ever increasing comp-sci dependant future. But remember that following lines on the ground doesn't always engage or inspire every level of learner! Tags: Misc-Make, Design Challenge

Wooden Macbook Keys

In this tutorial, Mr.E shares how he created custom wooden key covers using a laser engraver rather than purchasing pricey off-the-shelf products. See the Instructable here Tags: DIY, Tutorial, Misc-Make

Customizable Slide Box

Do you need to store something? Off the shelf containers might not be quite what you need, but you can make the perfect box through Spokbee's mass customization interface and rapid production services! Learn more here Tags: Product

Learning Onshape

Onshape is one of Mr.E's favorite advanced programs! Check out his video library for learning Onshape here. Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Tinkercad

Tinkercad is one of Mr.E's favorite programs! Check out his video library for learning Tinkercad for 3D modeling here. Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning P5.js

P5.js is one of Mr.E's favorite programming languages! Check out his video library for learning P5.js here. Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Scratch

Scratch is one of the best beginner-level computer programming languages through an incredibly capable block-based environment! Check out Mr.E's video library for learning Scratch here. Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Lego EV3

Lego Mindstorms has been one of the more popular robotics platforms for schools Check out his video library for learning how to program EV3s on Chromebooks here. Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Arduino

Arduino is one of Mr.E's favorite programming languages and microcontroller platforms! Check out his video library for learning Arduino here. Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Pixlr E

Pixlr E is an intermediate-level raster design program that works on any device! Check out Mr.E's video library for learning how to use Pixlr photo editor here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Corel Vector

Corel Vector (Formerly known as Gravit Designer) is a web-based vector design program that works on any device! Check out Mr.E's video library for learning how to use Corel Vector here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Boxy SVG

Boxy SVG is a versitile vector design program that is favored for its simplicity and capabilities alike. Check out Mr.E's Boxy SVG video tutorial series on YouTube here Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning Google Sites

Want to make a website? Do you like this one? Learn how to use the free website design and hosting platform by Google through Mr.E's Google Sites video tutorial series here! Tags: Tutorial, Lesson

Learning CoderZ virtual Robotics

Do you want to learn how to program Robots from anywhere? The CoderZ programming platform lets you do just that! Find Mr.E's CoderZ video tutorial series here! Tags: Tutorial, Lesson