3D printing has been described as having the power to revolutionize manufacturing and rapid prototyping. Whether you're a tinkerer, inventor, artist, designer or just curious about the world of 3D printing, you don't want to miss this introduction to 3D printing class. You will learn the basics of creating a 3D drawing and the process of turning that drawing into a physical object within a matter of minutes. We will have a Makerbot Replicator and a home built Reprap 3D printer. Bring your laptop computer with Google SketchUp installed to get the most out of the class but not required in order to participate.