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Immune Response to Cancer Analogy Figure 

An analogy figure about the anti-tumor immune response.

How to Improve the Brizy Accordian 

Code you can use to improve Brizy page builder plugin for WordPress.

Droplet Barrier Desk 

Group Project to Help with the PPE shortage during Covid Pandemic.

Non-Perishable Food Recipe 

Non-perishable Recipe for Quarantine Times.

Sandblasted Glassware 

Hand-writing labeled glasses made with vinyl-cut resists and sand blasting.

‘The Story of Life’ Illustrations 

I drew a lot of the Illustrations in this Biology book

First Aid and Convenience Kits 

Quite possibly the world's best hiking kit!

Zozo Custom-Fit Clothing 

Turns out clothing based on a 3D model of your body is NOT ready for prime time.

Time-lapse Seedling Camera System 

Instructions on how to make a timelapse camera system for recording seedlings.

Beautiful Fraud 

Hunting down the true behind some badly-photoshoped fraudulent product websites.

Hexaflexagon Valentine’s Day Card 

Download, glue, and fold a printable hexaflexagon for your Valentine.

Fawn nursing from it's mother

Reading Scientific Papers Critically 

Detailed critique of a research paper being used to make bad policy decisions.

Laser-Cut Phone Charger 

A laser-cut frame to help hold my cell phone centered on it's wireless charger.

Madison Magazine Article 

My makerspace and I were mentioned in a recent magazine article.

Award Plaques for Beer and Cheese Fest 

Brian Vespermann and I made laser cut plaques as awards for the Beer and Cheese Fest.

3D-Printed Trophy for OktoBEERfest 

Brian Vespermann and I made a beer themed 3D printed trophy for OktoBEERfest.

Data Visualization Workshop 

I gave three presentations at a Data Visualization Workshop, and the helpful content is linked here.

Your Best Scientific Poster 

I recently judged a poster competition and also gave a presentation on best practices for scientific posters.


Possibly, my most useful build ever: the world's most elaborate rabbit enclosure.

Gallery Opening for “Shared Vision” 

I had a gallery opening of some of my Scientific Visualizations.

Copper Pipe Table Legs 

Making copper table legs with a propane torch and solder.

Pine Cones 

I made some holiday lighted, scented pine cones on the laser cutter.

Laser Cut Invitation Cards 

The world's most elaborate, laser cut, wedding invitations.

Laser-Cut Heating Vent Cover 

I designed a laser-cut cover for my bathroom kick-plate heating vent.

Botanically Accurate Poison Ivy Costume 

Laser cut Poison Ivy Costume with leaves actually shaped like poison ivy

Phil Roeder

Grad School Trains for Independent Thinking 

An article written about how graduate school trained me to communicate science visually.

New Science Museum in Madison, WI 

I helped with Sector67's section of the new Madison Science Museum.

Lighting Fixture Presentation 

Wiring a large lighting fixture using a cotton wood tree branch.


I presented about the features of good and bad graphs at the UW Showcase.

Pie Boxes 

Laser cut pie boxes for our wedding.

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