Past Meetup

Learn the ways of 3D Design & Printing!

This Meetup is past

3 people went

Every 3rd Monday of the month

Price: $20.00 /per person
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The RVA 3D Makers: 3D Printing class is a great way to learn how to use a 3D printer. Tech Em Studios instructors will teach you the basics of creating your very own 3D printed masterpiece. Including an introduction to 3D Design software that allows you to mold, and create things on the iPad! As well as the rundown on GRID's Makerbot® Replicator® 2x 3D Printer, how it's able to print with three dimensions! From workspace organizers, holiday designs, general life hacks, to gifts for a loved one, join a meetup to learn how 3D printing works to design your very own 3D printable object!

This week's focus: Desk/Counter Top organizers.


Option to work from template or design from scratch

Monthly Schedule of Topics:

• March 19th; Desk/Counter Top Organizers

• April 16th; Gardening (cancelled)

• May 21st; 3D Car Hacks

• June 18th; Food & Drink

• July 16th; Voice Interface Devices (Alexa & Google Home)

• August 20th; Water Closet Hacks

About the teachers:

Tech Em Studios ( ) is an after-school and homeschool technology program started in 2013 right here in RVA that offers classes, camps and training focused on applied computer science and computer-aided design. With courses in coding, 3D printing, software design and device building, Tech Em’s instructors teach students at all levels the critical STEM-related skills required in the 21st century. By emphasizing art in technology (STEAM), Tech Em helps students understand the exciting and evolving relationship of technology and art.

Wray Mills ( ), Director of Instruction and Software Engineer.

Chris Kefalas ( ), Computer Science and Technology Instructor at Tech Em Studios. Studying Information Systems at VCU, interested in the Internet, and network security.

Joe Seiler ( ), Computer Science and Technology Instructor at Tech Em Studios. B.A. in Department of Biology at VCU.