Digital Design & Fabrication

Digital Design & Fabrication

ShopBot Orientation (Intro to CNC)

Lead by
Matt Hatcher.

Learn the basics of using our ShopBot CnC router. We’ll create a simple digital shape, take that design into the program that creates the tool paths, and then cut that design out on our ShopBot.

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Trotec Orientation- Intro to Laser Cutting & Engraving

Lead by
Brad Hatcher

Learn how to use our 120 watt Trotec Laser cutting and engraving system. Students will get an overview of compatible materials including wood, plastics, glass, stone, leather, paper and textiles.

Students will learn:

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Vacuum Forming Orientation

Lead by
Steve Sauer

This workshop will give practical knowledge of both CIF vacuum forming machines  and basic design that allows plastic parts to be produced.

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Intro to Fusion 360 CAD: from hand-drawn sketch to a 3D model

Lead by
Carlos Sapene

Learn how to 3D model a medallion, or pendant using AutoDesk's Fusion 360 CAD modeling software. Start from your own sketch or image, or use one of ours.

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Intro to 3D modeling for 3D printing: Turn your ideas into reality using Blender

Lead by
Carlos Sapene

Blender is a powerful free open source 3D modeling software. You'll start the class with a quick overview of 3D printing processes and 3D modeling software options, then you will proceed to create your own 3D model, and adjust the design for 3D printing.

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