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*** Intro to 3D Printing ***
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Originally posted by Jason H 09-10-2018

Introduction to 3D Printing

Learn the essentials of 3D Printing at the Kamloops MakerSpace.
Bring your laptop and follow along as Jason guides you to success in preparing and printing a 3D model on a 3D Printer.

Topics covered will include:
Learning the parts of the printer
Preparing your printer & work area
Printing Materials (filaments)
Using Slic3r to prepare a 3D model for printing
Printing a 3D model

If you want to bring your laptop, be sure to download and install the software before arriving.

Go here to download the software:
https://www.prusa3d.com/drivers/
Select “Original Prusa i3 MK2/S MULTI MATERIAL”
Download “Drivers & Apps 2.1.8” for your computer (Mac/Win/Linux)
Once downloaded, install the software (if required)

Go here to download an example STL 3D model (the Rook)
https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:99028
Just click the blue “Download All Files” button near the top right of the screen

Thursday Sept 20th 7-9 pm
Kamloops Makerspace Lounge

FREE for MakerSpace members
$40 for non-members

TO REGISTER:
Makerspace Members: email Jason Hogue at jhogue1@shaw.ca to book your spot


Non-Makerspace Members:
Option #1: Become a member ($75 per month) and its free! ( https://http//kamloopsmakerspace.com )
Option #2: E-transfer $40 to jhogue1@shaw.ca to book a non-member spot

For more information: Jason Hogue -
jhogue1@shaw.ca
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