Past Meetup

Make your first 3D Print: from blank screen to 3D object

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9 people went

Price: $30.00 /per person
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Details

From "total newbie" to "I designed and printed this myself!"

Let's break the myth and show you how you can create your very first 3D Printed object, from scratch. And yes, you'll have the thing printed, free of charge: everything is included in the training fee.

• Who is this course for?

This class is '3D-printing 101' - everything a complete beginner needs to know about 3D-printing.This is an introductory course aimed at anybody who is new to 3D-printing and wants an overview of this new field. Whether you're young or senior, novice or savvy with technology, this course is the best way to get up to speed with 3D-printing.

• What does it cover?

You will practice:
- Design your very first simple 3D object (from a blank screen)
- Get your very first own object 3D Printed!

You will learn:
- What is a 3D-printer?
- How does a 3D-printer work?
- What are the different types of printers and materials you can use?
- What can I print with a 3D-printer?
- Is it expensive to use a 3D Printer?

and other FAQs

We will print your design at no additional cost and you will have a chance to come and pick it up from the store within a week time.

• Prerequisites

Make sure you bring your own laptop computer loaded with Sketchup (free software, download here (http://www.sketchup.com/intl/en/gsu8/download.html))
Please make sure you have it installed on your laptop before joining the session.

You will all design the same object at the same time within your respective software. We will print your design in the next days following the session. For free!