My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a project update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

This is the fourth and final project update post for my month-long project. This week I focused on polishing my website and documentation.

What I Accomplished in Week 4

  • Finalized Colors for Designer
  • Added Banking and Tax Information to Store
  • Technical Documentation Posts
  • Business Documentation Posts
  • Week 4 Update
  • Landing Page

In-Depth Details

Since I was getting…


My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a project update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

This is the third project update post for my month-long project. This week I focused on designing my website home page and optimizing the website for store functions.

What I Accomplished in Week 3

  • Designed Website Home Page
  • Added SSL Security to Website
  • Created Fully Functional Checkout System
  • Updated Designer Program to Include Add-to-Cart Function

My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a project update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

This is the second project update post for my month-long project. This week I focused on porting my designer program onto a website and setting up a store.

What I Accomplished in Week 2

  • Created Dice Designer Website
  • Ported Designer Program to Custom Website
  • Week 2 Update Documentation

In-Depth Details

In order for me to have a…


My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a project update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

This is the first project update post for my month-long project. This week I focused on creating the basis for the designer and confirming that I could create the project.

What I Accomplished in Week 1

  • Created a Dice Model in Blender
  • Created Color Customizer in Javascript
  • Created a 3D Model to be Printed
  • Created…

My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a project update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

I decided to split my documentation between business and technology development. I formatted the landing page in a way that the project can be understood even if the technical element is ignored. …


My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a business update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

With my shop system built and my product ready to go, I started to formulate my process for receiving and fulfilling orders. So let’s go through the process together.

Below is a video showcasing my rationale for determining colors and price. …


My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a business update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

When I first came up with the idea of a dice color customizer, I figured that the options were almost infinite. In a lot of ways they are, but it takes a massive amount of work to get there.

Since I only had a month, I had to determine…


My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days.

The finalized website is www.dicedesigner.com. Go check it out!

Below is my project landing page that highlights how I accomplished each step and went about creating a business in a month.

But first, let me introduce my project in this video.

Why Create A Dice Designer?

Winston-Salem Die

The original idea for this project came from the idea of custom 3D printed regional bar dice. These dice are used by people who are going out…


My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a business update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

When creating an e-commerce website with WordPress, the most popular plugin is WooCommerce. WooCommerce is an all-encompassing store plugin that includes all of the necessary components for you to start your business. …


My name is Samuel Cohen and this is how I single-handedly designed, developed, and launched a website where you can customize a die and have it 3D printed in 30 days. Below is a business update post. If you wish to read more about the project, the landing page is here.

When I started this project I knew that I wanted to turn it into an actual business, but I didn’t know exactly how to go about creating one. I have had some previous experience in startups, but I had joined after initial creation. …

Samuel Cohen

I am a guy from Pittsburgh that is passionate about 3D printing and history. I went from coding projects and consulting in school right into the startup world.

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