Intro to 3D printing

Intro to 3D printing

Thursday March 8th, 2018
6 pm

Made Mill, 7 Bayview Road

Learn the basics of 3D modeling and printing in a small group setting.
The course will consist of instruction, Q&A, and printing a useable design for you to take home.

Topics include:
-brief overview of 3D printing technology
-applications and limitations
-introduction to SketchUp software which is used to create models for 3D printing
-considerations when choosing and desiging files for 3D printer
-setting up and executing basic prints
-summary of how to 3D print with the resources available in Ottawa.

Note: We kindly ask that all participants arrive 10-15 minutes before the start of the class, to ensure you are set up and ready to go by 6 pm.

If possible, please bring your own laptop.

We also offer the same Intro to 3D Printing and an Advanced 3D Printing workshop on Sat. March 10 th from 9am - 4 pm.
These are two individual courses, Intro from 9am-12pm and Advanced from 1-4pm.

Kids must be accompanied by an adult.