Host: Fayaaz Dhukai

Overview:  This workshop is tailored to individuals that would like become certified and start using the 3D printing resources available at NewMakeIt. This course is an introductory course to using the machines at Newmakeit; it will consist of instruction, Q&A and a demo.

Topics include:

  • 3D printers and process
  • Types of 3D printers
  • Introduction to the technology used to 3D print
  • Considerations when choosing and desiging files for 3D printer
  • Setting up and executing basic prints Summary of how to 3D print with the resources at NewMakeIt

Audience: Beginner and novice users of 3D printers, as well as anyone that requires certification on NewMakeIt 3D printing resources.

Requirements:  Please ensure you bring a WINDOWS laptop to class as well as have the software below installed and ready to go. Ensure both pieces of software run, and that you register for a MakerBot account prior to class commencement. A mouse is not required to take the course, however it is strongly recommended. If you have any problems with installation please ensure to arrive at least half an hour before class.

Software installation instructions:

Please click the following link to download and install “Cubicreator3.6.3” Software for our Cubicon 3D Printer:

Please click the following link to download and install Software for our Makerbot 3D Printers, once installation is complete, please open the software and register for a MakerBot Account.

Cost: $35 + HST for NewMakeIt Members | $50 + HST for Non-Members

Laptop Rental: If you do not have access to a windows laptop, we have a limited number of laptops available to rent, at a cost of $15 + HST. Please call us at (289) 841-1270 to rent a laptop. Laptops rent on a first come, first serve basis.  Laptop rentals must be booked 24 hours in advance.

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