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
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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.

What is the target audience?

  • Anyone interested in the amazing technology 3D printing!

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Welcome to the Course
Preview
01:26
Why is 3D Printing Important
Preview
02:45
Section 2: The Foundation
What is 3D Printing
Preview
05:25
PLA vs ABS: Materials
Preview
04:03
Thingiverse
04:54
Section 3: Replicator 2 3D Printer
Replicator 2 Overview
02:26
Printer Set Up
06:12
Settings and First Print
07:23
Load and Unload Filament
02:34
In Print Settings
05:08
Section 4: MakerBot Desktop Software
Installation
00:58
MakerBot Desktop Software Introduction
04:33
Prepare for Print
06:53
Section 5: Rigidbot 3D Printer
Rigidbot Overview
03:56
Getting Started with Rigidbot
03:32
Settings Part 1
03:58
Settings Part 2 and First Print
03:16
In Print Settings
02:31
Section 6: Cura Software
Download and Settings
02:40
Quick Overview and Basics
07:12
Basic Settings
07:23
Advanced Settings
05:28
Section 7: 3D Printing Services
3D Printing Service #1
Article
3D Printing Service #2
Article
3D Printing Service #3
Article
Section 8: Conclusion
Conclusion
00:45

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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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