About TheNewHobbyist

My name is Chris. I'm a Chicago area maker, 3D printing enthusiast, and wannabe Imagineer.

Learning as I go at http://thenewhobbyist.com

Feel free to contact me at [email protected] or on Twitter at @thenewhobbyist

TheNewHobbyist http://thenewhobbyist.com

I Am A…

Maker, Designer

Tools I Use…

Printers: Makerbot Replicator 2, Replicator 2X, Thing-o-Matic, Monoprice Maker Select

Design Programs: Sketchup, 123D Catch, 123D Design, Thingiverse Customizer, Illustrator, Inkscape, OpenSCAD, Photoshop, Fusion 360, MeshMixer, ReCap360

3D Design Skill Level



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OpenSCAD 213 3,164
Gamer Makers 48 2,526
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A snapshot of TheNewHobbyist's favorite designs, collections and makes

WALLY - Wall Plate Customizer by TheNewHobbyist Feb 7, 2013

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Printable 3D Skill Badge by TheNewHobbyist Mar 27, 2012

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Speaky: The DIY Airplay Speaker by TheNewHobbyist Aug 27, 2015
Customizable Garden Sign by TheNewHobbyist Apr 23, 2013
PHIL - The Filament Holder by TheNewHobbyist Sep 4, 2015

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Bust of Abraham Lincoln by TheNewHobbyist May 21, 2014
Monogrammed iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5S, and 6 Case by TheNewHobbyist Aug 12, 2013
Ghostbusters Proton Pack Prop Parts by TheNewHobbyist Apr 25, 2014

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The Happiest Collection on Earth by TheNewHobbyist Feb 8, 2013