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Charter school students start here:

  • Access to a 3D Printer

    If you don't already own or have access to a 3D printer, you may want to purchase one. The printer and everything necessary to use it is under $200. You can purchase an Ender-3 here and a spool of PLA filament here. That's it, other than a computer and an internet connection!

  • Sign Up For Our 3D Printing Course

    We'll teach you everything you need to know to build and use your 3D printer. All of our classes are step-by-step pre-recorded videos. Click here for information about that course This class can be completed in a day or two and pairs well with our 3D modeling course which we recommend you take at the same time

  • Sign Up For Our 3D Modeling Course

    After you know how to assemble and use your printer, it's time to make your own custom models. Our course teaches you everything you need to know to make your own custom models using Fusion 360 computer aided design (CAD) software. Click here for information about that course

How Our 3D Printing Assembly Class Works:

Download Course Flyer Here

This course is self-paced and is designed to teach students how to correctly assemble and use an Ender-3 3D printer. It typically takes students between 8 and 16 hours to assemble their printer and make their 1st 3D print.

Please note, this class does not include the printer, you will need to purchase it separately. The printer currently costs around $170 on Amazon. The plastic "filament" costs around $20 on Amazon. 

Here's what you'll need to get started:

💻 Internet + Laptop or Computer (iPads, tablets, and chromebooks will not work). Most Macs, PCs, laptops and desktops will work

🖨️ 3D printer

🧵 Filament


How our 3D modeling course works:

Download Course Flyer Here

Our 3D modeling course pairs perfectly with our 3D printer course since students can make their own 3D models and then 3D print them. It is self-paced and is designed to teach students how to make 3D computer-aided design (CAD) models completely from scratch. It typically takes students between 60 and 90 hours to complete.

Here's what you'll need to get started:

💻 Internet + Laptop or Computer (iPads, tablets, and chromebooks will not work). Most Macs, PCs, laptops and desktops will work

🧰 Autodesk Fusion 360 software (free for students)

FAQ

  • Do you accept charter school funds?

    Yes we do! We are currently a vendor for Horizon, South Sutter, Ocean Grove, Sky Mountain, Lakeview, Feather River, Clarksville, and Cottonwood. If you would like to take our class, please request it from your vendor and send us a note. If you would like to request us a vendor, reach out to your education coordinator or teacher and cc us [email protected] or call (415) 941-4114

  • What computer do I need?

    Short answer, a relatively powerful or newer one. Not a chromebook. More information can be found here

  • 3D printer questions?

    Please see the FAQ at the bottom of our 3D printer course here