Back to School 3D – Laura Taalman, Achievement Unlocked: Day 365!!! Last day of the print-every-day-for-a-year project! #3DxEducation #3DThursday #3DPrinting


Last week, we shared a neat project from Laura Taalman /mathgrrl’s Print-Every-Day nominated by Josh Ajima. We wanted to highlight more of Laura Taalman‘s work to encourage readers to explore her writing and printing in greater depth….

And guess what! Since last week…. she finished her 365 day year of printing! We are impressed!

On her last day, she printed herself a trophy, and is taking time away she probably should be congratulating herself, thanking everyone who helped her make this past year of printing possible.

Day 365!!! Last day of the print-every-day-for-a-year project!
I think the first thing that needs saying here is that a year is a very long time. There are a lot of days in a year. After about 60 or 70 days I remember thinking that we were probably halfway through this year-long blog thing and then being shocked at just how many days there are in a year. Damn.

But it is over, we have finished the year and so we get a TROPHY. Since our 3D-printing journey began with the desire to print knots, our trophy is a tiny 3D-printer (model from RichRap’s very cleverly designed Advent Makerbot Replicator 2), which is printing an even tinier knot (model dating back all the way to the beginning of this journey, on Day 9):

…Technical notes, ending flavor: After this post we will definitely be taking a break from the blog for a little while. Next week I start my new job as Mathematician-in-Residence at MoMath, the National Museum of Mathematics, and I imagine that I’ll be snowed under with crazy projects pretty quickly. But we still have some guest posts coming up, and more things to learn about, design, and print, so the blog will continue, just more slowly….

Check out the entire year here — rewinding to the first entry below….

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