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3D Printing Fundamentals


with Lindsey Hegemann

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 11, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Good news! The future is here. 3D printing technology is incredible and you can learn how to harness it to bring your creative ideas to life! In this class you'll be learning about several different types of 3D printers, their strengths and weaknesses, and learning how to work on your own digital 3D designs. You'll practice on the variety of 3D printers at CGCC, and by the end, you will walk away with a unique print of your very own design. It is recommended but not required that you bring a laptop and three-button mouse for this course. It is also recommended that you download Blender, a free 3D modeling program that we will use for basic design and model alteration. No discounts or waivers.

3D Printing with Fusion 360


with Lindsey Hegemann

Calendar Next available session starts Aug 15, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn Fusion 360! It's a powerful 3D CAD software made to facilitate all of your engineering needs. In this class you'll learn and practice essential skills from sketching and editing in 3D to defining component motion and writing gcode for CNC operation. This is a valuable tool for bringing your ideas to life. You will be using a 30-day free trial of Fusion 360 over the course of the class. You have the option of buying the full version from Autodesk at the end of the trial, if you wish. No discounts or waivers for this course.

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