Learn How to 3D Print Workshop

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3D printing has started to become the talk of the town; so why not throw a workshop and teach others how to use it for their own personal projects? After all, we have 2 of them and have spawned about 18 of these self replicating machines with many other prototypes, trinkets, gadgets, and gizmos that members have made along the way.

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Saturday, June 1st, the first formal 3D printing workshop at our new location was held with an excellent turnout. A great group of 8 people with a broad spectrum of backgrounds showed up to add this useful skill under their belt and bounce ideas off each other; certainly a stimulating and entertaining environment.

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The main point of this workshop was to set you up for success; how to set up the printer correctly:

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Calibrate it:

 

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And then how to use the programs necessary to make your idea into a tangible object:

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Having access to this emerging technology is nothing short of…Awesome=) I’ll be hosting another workshop June 15th at 3pm; proceeds go towards helping SSD become a better place to Make, Hack, Learn, and Play! Sign up quick because there’s only a limited amount of spots left: http://www.meetup.com/Solid-State-Depot-The-Boulder-Hackerspace/events/121847242/

Looking forward to teaching you how to 3D print successfully and make some cool things=)

Hack on,

Bryant Hadley

 

 

 

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2 Responses to “Learn How to 3D Print Workshop”

  1. James says:

    Maybe next time you can give us a heads up here about upcoming workshops like this?

  2. Troy Sparks says:

    Hi, thanks for sharing. I’m wondering if it’s OK to copy some of the text in my site?