This beginner-friendly overview of dekstop 3D printing will walk you through taking a pre-made design file through the entire print process, learning about settings, control, and care for your 3D printer along the way. Many of these skills are transferable to other similar filament-driven desktop 3D printers.
Instructor Luke Howard
Those with computer literacy
Uploading a printable file into the software Cura to prep for 3D printing
Control and setup of the Lulzbot Taz 5 3D printer
Cleaning and basic maintenance of a 3D printer
(Idea Foundry workshop members who have taken this class are cleared for independent use of these tools in the shop. Learn more about membership here.)
Idea Foundry Lulzbot Taz 5 3D printer
Pairs Well With
If you're interested in making molds from 3D prints for quicker production of parts or pieces, we suggest checking out the Into to
Mold Making and Resin Casting class too.
Plan Your Visit
All materials and safety equipment supplied. Students are required to wear closed-toe shoes in the workshop environment, and sturdy footwear (e.g. tennis shoes or boots) is recommended. Plan to arrive for class about 10-15 min early and check in at the front desk. Our main entrance is on State Street, with parking lot entrance on State St. as well. IF parking and street parking available.
Idea Foundry Member - $65
Non Member - $75EVENT WEBSITE