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* Make a tile that meets these specifications: 50 mm across in the minimum dimension, with 2 mm radii on each point. The bottom will have a circular depression 8 mm in diameter and 2 mm deep, this will hold a magnet that is 6 mm x 1.5 mm. The overall height of the tile, including anything you might glue onto it, must be 1 inch or less.  
 
* Make a tile that meets these specifications: 50 mm across in the minimum dimension, with 2 mm radii on each point. The bottom will have a circular depression 8 mm in diameter and 2 mm deep, this will hold a magnet that is 6 mm x 1.5 mm. The overall height of the tile, including anything you might glue onto it, must be 1 inch or less.  
  
Files are included here for your reference.
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Files are included here for your use.
** 3D Printers
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===3D Printers===
*** Easily customizable [https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4484705 file on Thingiverse]
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* Easily customizable [https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4484705 file on Thingiverse]
*** [[Media:Medallion 1 basic.stl|STL File - solid]]
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* [[Media:Medallion 1 basic.stl|STL File - solid]]
*** STL File - with separate part (just one idea)  
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* STL File - with separate part (just one idea)  
**** [[Media:Medallion b cutout piece.stl|the piece]]  
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** [[Media:Medallion b cutout piece.stl|the piece]]  
**** [[Media:Medallion b with hole.stl|medallion with hole]]
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** [[Media:Medallion b with hole.stl|medallion with hole]]
*** [https://github.com/makernexus/OpenDiscussion/tree/master/covidmedallion Fusion 360 file]  
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* [https://github.com/makernexus/OpenDiscussion/tree/master/covidmedallion Fusion 360 file]  
*** Easily customizable [https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4484705 file on Thingiverse]
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* Easily customizable [https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:4484705 file on Thingiverse]
  
** Laser Cutters
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===Laser Cutters===
 
You can use any material and decorate it any way. Please be sure to make a 6x1.5mm hole in the back for our magnet. You can either etch a deep hole in the back, or use two pieces of material, cut through one, and glue them together.  
 
You can use any material and decorate it any way. Please be sure to make a 6x1.5mm hole in the back for our magnet. You can either etch a deep hole in the back, or use two pieces of material, cut through one, and glue them together.  
*** [[Media:Medallion basic.svg|SVG file]] (click link, then right click and Save)
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* [[Media:Medallion basic.svg|SVG file]] (click link, then right click and Save)
  
** Sew team
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===Sew team===
*** [[media:Medallion basic for sewing team.png|PNG pattern]] (click link, then on black page, right click and Save - who knows why the page is all black?)
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* [[media:Medallion basic for sewing team.png|PNG pattern]] (click link, then on black page, right click and Save - who knows why the page is all black?)
  
* Send your tile to  
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== Mail To ==
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Send your tile to  
 
  Maker Nexus COVID Tiles
 
  Maker Nexus COVID Tiles
 
  234 East Caribbean Drive
 
  234 East Caribbean Drive
 
  Sunnyvale, CA 94089
 
  Sunnyvale, CA 94089
  
* General design spec
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==General design spec==
 
[[File:Covid medallion base.png|300px]]
 
[[File:Covid medallion base.png|300px]]
  

Revision as of 17:30, 23 June 2020

You all know that we have done a great thing together this year to help protect healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. We became a community of makers, donors, educators, and industry to make and give away face shields and cloth face masks. When this effort ends in June 2020 we will have made and given away over 200,000 face shields and over 5,000 face masks. In forming this team and having such great success, we spurred one industry partner to continue the work themselves; they plan to make and give away 1,000,000 face shields in the next year.

We want to create a display to celebrate all the people who contributed to this very successful COVID-19 response. We want the final artwork to recognize the scale of individual and community contributions.

Basic Plan

We will make a wall art project consisting of 50-mm hexagonal tiles (specs below), each representing a person involved in the program. We expect to have about 650 tiles, yielding a display about 50 inches square. We are not sure of the actual assembled design yet.

People will make their own unique tile and send it in for inclusion. Tiles can be 3D printed, laser-cut, sewn, or whatever other fashion you wish. Each tile can be colored and decorated however the creator wants. The only restrictions are that the entire piece must have the hexagonal dimensions described in "How To", be less than 1 inch tall, and be suitable for viewing by young children.

Maker Nexus reserves the right to eliminate or modify any tile at its sole discretion. Tiles sent to Maker Nexus will not be returned.

We suggest you make a second copy to keep at home to remind you of what we all accomplished during the pandemic of 2020. Make multiples and trade them with your fellow participants if you wish. ;)

When we receive the tiles we will glue a small magnet into the back of each to attach them to a backing.

Ideas

The COVID team was a true community effort with people from all over the US, and a few international. We would enjoy tile decorations that include something meaningful to you. It would be great to have your city or postal code as part of the decoration so that all who view the display will know the huge scope of this effort.

Some people have discussed making a two part medallion and keeping one part of it. When they eventually visit Maker Nexus they can bring that part and glue it into the art work to complete their piece.

It is also perfectly fine to cut a medallion out of wood or plastic and just write your name and postal code, or any personal message, on it.

How To

  • Make a tile that meets these specifications: 50 mm across in the minimum dimension, with 2 mm radii on each point. The bottom will have a circular depression 8 mm in diameter and 2 mm deep, this will hold a magnet that is 6 mm x 1.5 mm. The overall height of the tile, including anything you might glue onto it, must be 1 inch or less.

Files are included here for your use.

3D Printers

Laser Cutters

You can use any material and decorate it any way. Please be sure to make a 6x1.5mm hole in the back for our magnet. You can either etch a deep hole in the back, or use two pieces of material, cut through one, and glue them together.

  • SVG file (click link, then right click and Save)

Sew team

  • PNG pattern (click link, then on black page, right click and Save - who knows why the page is all black?)

Mail To

Send your tile to 
Maker Nexus COVID Tiles
234 East Caribbean Drive
Sunnyvale, CA 94089

General design spec

Covid medallion base.png

Samples

These are nothing special, just a few to give you some ideas.

Medallion 1 2 parts.jpg Medallion shrimpware.JPG Medallion openscad pat terminaldo.png Sample medallion silver.jpg Laser with CA Bear.jpg Laser cut simple.jpg Hand written.jpg

In Closing

We would love to have everyone included in this wonderful tribute to the effort we all put in to keeping our health care professionals safe.