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The objective of this class is to provide members and visitors with an intermediate understanding of 3D Printing. Throughout this course we will examine how a 3D Printer functions, how to build and modify a 3D Printer and finally a basic introduction into modeling your own parts for 3D Printing. By the end of this 4 week workshop, you will have a firm grasp on how to get the most out your 3D Printer.
Please bring a laptop if you would like help installing any of the software we will be using.
A desire to learn more about 3d Printing.
Week 1: Introduction to 3D Printing - In the first workshop, we will cover a broad spectrum of material starting with the basics of 3D Printing including types of machines, plastics and software.
* What are 3D Printers?
* How do you choose the right 3D Printer for you?
* I have a 3D Printer, now what?
* Basic bed leveling
* 3D Printing Software
* It's all about the plastic!