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3D Printing Classes for Fall 2014

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Hello!

Here is a list of classes that we will be offering in the Redwood City area starting this October. Classes are offered for both children and adults.

Classes for children ages 8-12
After-school program
Tues 3.15-4.45pm starts 10/07 - 10/28 (4 weeks) at Sandpiper Community Center $114/96 residents
Tues 3.15-4.45pm starts 11/18 - 12/09 (4 weeks) at Sandpiper Community Center $114/96 residents

One Day workshop for ages 8-14
Sat 1.00-4.00pm on 11/8 at Red Morton Community Center $61/51 residents
Sat 1.00-4.00pm on 1/10 at Community Activities Building $61/51 residents

Classes for adults
Tues 6.00-8.00pm starts 10/14 - 10/21 (2 weeks) at Sandpiper Community Center $90/76 residents
Thu 7.00-9.00pm starts 12/4 - 12/11 (2 weeks) at Red Morton Community Center $90/76 residents
Thur 7.00-9.00pm start 1/8-1/15 (2 weeks) at Red Morton Community Center $90/76 residents


Check out the online catalog
http://issuu.com/prcs/docs/fall_14_final/3?e=3871746/8977291

Register online here
http://www.redwoodc…

Projects from our Adult 3D printing class

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A quick overview on some of the things we did for our 3D printing class at San Jose Learning Center this past month (August). This was a 5 weekend (Sat only) 2 hour/week class for teens and adults - an introductory course to 3D printing. Here are some of the things that the students printed for the class.

First, we downloaded a 3D model of a bunny in a cage from Thingiverse. This was the chosen test model.

The model was first printed in ABS material then what one of our students did was to re-cast the model into silver. He managed to even get the bunny out of the cage first before re-casting it in silver. Look at the amazing final product.





















Here is a human figure model created using SketchUp. We printed this model in ABS on the Afinia UP printer with no support needed. Pretty nifty little model and easy to create on SketchUP.



Finally, I showed the students how you can use 123D Catch to create any real-life objects into a 3D model. Here is an example of a self-portrait captured on 123D …