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Intro to 3d Printing

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.

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  • BD

    Thanks to everybody who showed up, hope you all enjoyed it! Please feel free to message me or Vladimir if you have any questions. Also, I will schedule an OpenSCAD tutorial some time in June after I get back from Hong Kong if there is anyone who wants helpful pointers on how to use this software for 3D modelling.

    April 19, 2013

  • Charles W.

    Great demos and most impressive creativity.

    April 18, 2013

    • Michael R.

      Thanks a lot for showing. Also, I mentioned on the way out an artist that uses a bunch of reprap printers - his site is shanehope.com - he even prints his business cards with them.

      April 18, 2013

  • Michael R.

    Where in the library will the event be?

    April 18, 2013

    • Ed

      I'm not sure, however previous meetings were held in the "Chess Room" on the second floor.

      April 18, 2013

    • Michael R.

      Confirmed, it is in the Chess room.

      April 18, 2013

  • BD

    I'll be bringing my Makerbot to this.

    April 2, 2013

  • Steven

    I'll try to make this.

    April 2, 2013

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