Intro to 3-D Printing

Last Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2013 - 10 a.m.

Our 3D printer building a bust of Martin Luther King Jr.3-D printing is an exciting technology that has the potential to revolutionize numerous fields. 

This hour-long introduction will seek to answer commons questions:

  • What is 3-D printing?
  • How does it work?
  • How do you get started 3-D printing at the Digital Commons? 

Explore the underlying processes and technology, survey some of the 3-D modeling and design software freely available for creating objects, discover valuable resources for 3-D printing on the Web, and review the 3-D printing capability available to the public in the Digital Commons.