3D Printing - getting started

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Digital Training Hub

Conileigh

Skinners Bottom

Redruth

TR16 5DY

United Kingdom

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This 1 day course will teach you everything you need to know to start 3D printing a huge range of products. We will cover how to download printable files from the internet, how to slice the model using free open source software, how to set up the printer, and how to print your design.

Here is an outline of activities:

Morning

  • A brief introduction to 3D printing;
  • Downloading 3D designs from the internet;
  • Use slicing software to prepare the model for printing;

Afternoon

  • Setting up and operating the printer safely;
  • Printing your 3D design;
  • Modifying 3D designs.

Leave the class confident in your ability to tackle your next 3D printing project.

The course will take place in our well equipped, specialist Digital Training Hub giving you the perfect environment to learn and create in a safe, modern, eco-aware facility. You will use freely available open-source software, and we keep our class sizes small so there is plenty of 1-1 time with the experienced tutor.

You may also be interested in expanding your skills to other areas of digital crafts and our courses in Laser Cutting & Engraving, and CNC Routing.


FAQs

Are there minimum age requirements to attend this course?

The course is open to all skill levels, but participants must be over 18.

Do I need to have experience or bring tools to the course?

No experience is needed. The course is suitable for complete beginners and students wishing to refresh or gain new skills. All equipment, tools, materials and software are provided for you and included in the price.

Is my course ticket transferable?

Absolutely. If you sign up for a class which you can't make and wish to give it to a friend or colleague, or change to an alternative course (subject to availability and within 12 months of the original booking), no problem. Please email us at training@cnccraft.co.uk with the name of your friend or colleague, who will attend in your place or the alternative course date you would like to change to.

How do I find the Digital Training Hub?

We are located 7 miles from Truro, 3 miles from Redruth town centre between Blackwater and Mount Hawke. Our address is the Digital Training Hub, Conileigh, Skinners Bottom, Redruth, Cornwall TR16 5DY.

From Chiverton Cross roundabout go through Blackwater to Smokie Joes Cafe. At the bottom of Smokie Joes car park take the road sign posted to Skinners Bottom. Go up the hill and straight over the cross roads. Continue down the hill for 300M and the workshop is on the right.

Note that your SATNAV will only take you nearby. Please follow the above directions.

Do you have parking?

Yes. We have parking at the Hub for all students, but encourage car-sharing where possible.

How can I contact the course organiser with any questions?

Feel welcome to email aaron@cnccraft.co.uk with any questions or telephone 01209 890084.


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Digital Training Hub

Conileigh

Skinners Bottom

Redruth

TR16 5DY

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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