• 3D Printing and Design

      An Introduction Course (Ages 12+)

    • 3D Printing 101

      Keychain

      Toothpaste Squeezer

      Smart Ring

    • 3D Printing 101

      Complexity is Free

      With subtractive manufacturing, complexity can get expensive and sometimes even impossible. Additive manufacturing means that we can now manufacture complex designs without much added cost or waste.

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      Nature loves courage. You make the commitment and nature will respond to that commitment by removing impossible obstacles.

      - Terence McKenna

    • Toothpaste Squeezer

      Let's Talk Materials

      The material we'll be using is called PLA (Polylactide). It's a biodegradable and bioactive thermoplastic aliphatic polyester derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch, cassava roots, chips or starch, or sugarcane. Check out this great guide from TinkerCad to learn about all the materials you can print with: https://blog.tinkercad.com/materialsguide/

    • Don't fight forces, use them.

      - Buckminster Fuller

    • Custom Keychain

      Your Turn!

      3D Printing and CAD get really interesting when you realize that the world around you was designed and built by people just like you. Try to think of another creation like the Tooth Paste Squeezer that'd help you or your family in your daily lives.

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      For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations, for Nature cannot be fooled.

      - Richard Feynman

    • Smart Ring

      A Personalized Future

      Most products you own (glasses, shoes, shirts, etc.) weren't custom built for your unique specifications, instead they were mass produced for average sizes. Can you imagine a future in which everything you own is designed and built just for you?

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