Intro to 3D design and printing

November 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm America/Los Angeles Timezone
The Foundry, Bellingham Makerspace
education director

Have an interest in 3D printing? Come to our class at the Foundry and learn what you need to get started!

In this class you will learn how to build a name tag keychain in Tinkercad, the steps of slicing using Slic3r and Pronterface, how to start a print on the Kerby, and the basic techniques to troubleshoot simple problems.

Once you have learned these basic skills you will be able to make all manner of things with a 3D printer, so stop dreaming and start making at the Foundry!


Skill level: This class is built for beginners

Topics Covered:

  • 3D CAD design
  • Use of 3D slicing software
  • Starting prints on the Kerby 3D printer
  • Troubleshooting your prints