The Prototyping Studio is an advanced makerspace opening on the 4th floor of Newman Library in the fall of 2021. This site is being updated with information as we approach our opening. The space will have tools and equipment to work with 3D Printing, electronic, laser cutting, CNC, vacuum forming, clay modeling, sewing, screen printing. The Studio will also offer a wide array of hand tools so you can make anything you dream of, and best of all, it is all free for the community.
3D printing can be intimidating, so here are some resources that represent a wide range of helpful software to 3D printers of all skill levels.
Introductions to 3D printing
- SHAPEWAYS – Tutorials for 3D modeling in different software, creating models to be printed, and modeling basics.
- Autodesk – Online YouTube tutorials made by the company. More video tutorials can be found by viewing Autodesk Education’s other YouTube videos.
- Tinkercad by Autodesk – A free web-based 3D digital modeling tool that allows you to create shapes and models. It also allows you to import vector shapes and extrude them into 3D models.
- Sketchup Make – A free 3D modeling software that you easily extrude custom shapes and designs.
3D model repositories:
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The Studios Network offers many free workshops on various technologies, including 3D modeling and printing. See our list of upcoming workshops for information on how to register.
Email email@example.com or stop by Newman Library, Room 2010
We offer consultations on topics like 3D design, printing, electronics, CNC, and more. Visit our consultations page to see what topics we cover and request a time to speak with someone.
Open positions for student employment in the Studios Network are listed on Handshake.com. If you are interested in working in one or more of the studios and have questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on current opportunities.