Rapid Prototyping: 3D Printing and Laser Cutting

Rapid Prototyping
Rapid Prototyping

Rapid Prototyping: 3D Printing and Laser Cutting

80.00

Dive headfirst into printing tangible objects that you've designed and modelled yourself, and use the laser cutter at the FabLab to open a world of creative and productive possibilities! 

This hybrid class will allow you to learn the skills needed to operate the full spectrum laser cutter at the FabLab and open a world of creative and productive possibilities! In addition, this class presents the basics of 3D modeling for 3D printing, reviews some of the tools you can use to get started, how to design a successful model and outlines some of the most common issues you might encounter when printing.  

Topics Covered in this class:

  • How to use the software and laser cutting machine to engrave custom designs onto objects

  • Cutting material with precision

  • What is 3D printing?

  • 3D design software

  • How to calibrate a printer

  • 3D Printing - from design to finished product

  • Maintaining a 3D printer

  • Where to go from here

What to bring: A laptop  
Time: Wednesday August 9th, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Location: 121 Studios, 211 King St., London, ON

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