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Intro to
3D printing

Learn how to design and 3D print your very own models.

Get hands-on with 3D printing.

2 hours • $99 per person • Discounts for teams and groups

Heard the hype about 3d printing, but haven't had the pleasure of trying it out yourself? Join Solder prototyping lab and Skills of the Modern in this interactive, hands-on workshop where you'll learn basic 3d modelling, design and modern prototyping.

Over the workshop you'll learn how 3d printing technology works and get an opportunity to be creative by designing, printing and taking home your very own 3d model.


Why is
this important?

3D printing has long been the stuff of science fiction. However, it is become inexpensive and increasingly available, opening up a plethora of creativity and business options to explore.

Who is
this for?

This is an introductory workshop aimed at people who have limited or no experience with 3D printing. Everyone is welcome, whether you're coming at it from an industry or creative perspective.

What do I
need to bring?

The software modelling component of the workshop will require a Wifi-enabled laptop that has a modern browser. We will supply the internet and all other materials and let you get to creating!

What you will learn

How to model.

How to design your own 3D model using simple modelling software.

The 3D printing process.

Understand how 3D printing works, the variations in approaches and how it is being applied in industry.

How to print.

Setting up a print for success and how to print your own 3D model.



Sam is a passionate educator and technologist, having worked as the Technology Lead for Gecko Steps, a STEM program for primary school students, and now as the Hardware Lead for Solder. Sam is a student of Curtin where he is studying a Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Mechatronics.

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"The workshop was a great introduction to 3D printing and I loved that I got to design and take home my own prototype."

Chloe, Marketing Manager