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
- 3D CAD design
- Use of 3D slicing software
- Starting prints on the Kerby 3D printer
- Troubleshooting your prints
You will need to bring your own laptop computer with some (free) applications installed. You can follow the links below to find the downloads:
-Slicing Software (Slic3r)
-Printer Control Software (Pronterface): select either the Mac or Windows files as you require, the latest available on the list.
If you have trouble finding or installing the software, or need us to arrange a computer for you, that's not a problem! Just message us about it beforehand at firstname.lastname@example.org, and we will help you out with whatever you need.