Learn 3D Printing: Make a Difference.

3D printing can revolutionize the world. Learn how, and help injured African youth in the process.
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  • Lectures 26
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
  • Includes Lifetime access
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    Available on iOS and Android
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About This Course

Published 3/2015 English

Course Description

In this course, you will learn HOW to use the amazing technology that is 3D Printing. We will be diving straight into useful and actionable material covering where to obtain 3D models, how to import them into software, how to slice the model, and how to finally make the 3D print. We will also cover troubleshooting and best practices for high quality prints.

By taking this course you are also making a difference. 3D printing has the amazing capability to easily fabricate a physical product from nothing. In some areas of the world, this can be life changing. Project Daniel is an organization that 3D prints prosthetic arms for youth in South Sudan who have lost limbs in the ongoing conflicts. When you purchase this course, 10% of its profits will be donated directly to Project Daniel, so that more youth can regain their independence and sense of self worth. Together we can help change lives.

What are the requirements?

  • Nothing but curiosity. We will be discussing specific softwares, but we will go over how to download in the course.
  • We will be discussing specific 3D printers, but it is not necessary to have these specific 3D printers to learn and understand how 3D printers function.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Understand how a 3D printer works and how to use one.
  • Prepare 3D models for printing using MakerBot Desktop and Cura software.
  • Obtain 3D models from FREE online repositories. 3D modeling is not covered in this course.
  • Provide aid to African youth in need.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in the amazing technology 3D printing!

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

Welcome to the course! We are going to have a blast learning about 3D Printing!

Why is 3D Printing Important
Section 2: The Foundation
What is 3D Printing
PLA vs ABS: Materials
Section 3: Replicator 2 3D Printer
Replicator 2 Overview
Printer Set Up
Settings and First Print
Load and Unload Filament
In Print Settings
Section 4: MakerBot Desktop Software
MakerBot Desktop Software Introduction
Prepare for Print
Section 5: Rigidbot 3D Printer
Rigidbot Overview
Getting Started with Rigidbot
Settings Part 1
Settings Part 2 and First Print
In Print Settings
Section 6: Cura Software
Download and Settings
Quick Overview and Basics
Basic Settings
Advanced Settings
Section 7: 3D Printing Services
3D Printing Service #1
3D Printing Service #2
3D Printing Service #3
Section 8: Conclusion

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Instructor Biography

Jonathan Burgoyne, Entrepreneur, Tech Geek, & Engineer

Isaac Asimov, the famous author and professor, once said: "The day you stop learning, is the day you begin decaying."

This is a motto Jonathan tries to live by. He is fascinated by all things technology and business related. He graduated with an M.S. in Aerospace Engineering and currently works as a Senior Systems Engineer. He loves designing, building, and flying drones, working with micro processors, and 3D printing.

Jonathan has also worked in internet marketing and loves learning and teaching about online business. Jonathan loves to see the creativity and innovation that the internet brings to the world and believes we are only scratching the surface of what is possible.

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