OPEN LAB: 3D Printing Third Monday

It's OPEN LAB! We're open to the public. Non-members are encouraged to come and see what Buffalo Lab is all about, check out our new space at The Foundry, see 3D printing in action and maybe consider becoming a member. If you have a 3D printer bring it with you. And being OPEN LAB, all projects and questions are welcome, not just 3D printing.

There's lots of parking available at the Foundry. Come in the side door, Buffalo Lab will be on your left.

Let's learn about this 3D printing stuff together.

see you soon!

Scott Vader

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  • Crystal S

    What a great Meetup for my first ever! It was great meeting everyone! I am so excited about 3D printing! Thanks so much Scott (and others who made this possible)! See you all again soon I'm sure!

    Also, found this great collection of online 3D printing resources in case anyone is interested!

    July 18, 2013

  • Scott V.

    Thanks everyone for coming to our first monthly 3D printing Third Monday open lab.

    We've already got a diverse group of interests, designing 3D printers, building 3D printers from kits and using 3D printers to make cool stuff.

    What would you like to see at future meetings? For anyone who is worried that these meetings would be beyond you, not so. This is very new technology. Come out and play!

    Scott Vader

    FYI, here are links to some of the websites that we mentioned:

    Buffalo Lab mailing list:

    free objects:

    get paid for the things:

    Make a 3D printer from scratch like Paul:

    The printrbot that Matt is building:

    The Ultimaker that I demoed:

    Free CAD software that Alex demoed:

    Free CAD software that George mentioned:

    2 · July 16, 2013

  • Alex F.

    Great collection of perspectives. Really looking forward to seeing how it evolves..

    1 · July 16, 2013

  • Alex F.

    Scott I was the one who sent you the Sketchup model we then converted. I am looking forward to tonight.

    July 15, 2013

    • Scott V.

      yes, Hi Alex, I remember. We can pull that model up and review it tonight and print it later this week.

      July 15, 2013

  • Alex F.

    looking forward to see prototypes

    July 15, 2013

  • Joe

    I'd like to come to this and several other meetings at the Foundry. I don't have transportation and would not try to get there using buses alone. I live about 1 mile east fo UB North Campus. If it would help, I can get a bus to UB Main Street Campus and from there to any subway stop, but I would not try walking from the Subway to the Foundry. If anybody comes past my area or can get me from the train to the Foundry (and back), please let me know. Thanks.

    July 14, 2013

    • Scott V.

      Joe is off to Knoxville. This is Scott Vader. I live near Williamsville East HS, sounds like we're close to each other. I can give you a lift. contact me at [masked]

      July 14, 2013

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