Learn the basics of 3D Printing using the tools at the Lansing Makers Network.

This class is beginner focused with no prior knowledge of 3D printing or computer programming required.

Attendees of this class will learn :

  • How to draft a basic item in a CAD
  • Strategies to modeling 3D printed objects correctly and strongly
  • How to find and share objects online
  • Workflow of making items from design to print
  • Advantages and disadvantages to various types of 3D printing
  • Introduction to several types of 3D printing control software

In addition to learning the basics of 3D printing, attendees will go home with items that are 3D printed in class.

This class is targeted towards adults and young-adults. Children interested in 3D Printing aged 11-13 are welcome to attend with an adult. Attendees over the age of 18 will be given a 1 month, limited membership to the Lansing Makers Network. All proceeds from this class will go to the Lansing Makers Network.

It is recommended that attendees bring their own laptops. If you don't have one available, we can arrange to have one for you.


What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

The Lansing Makers Network is located in Lansing's Old Town, at the corner of Grand Rive Ave and Cedar St. This is within walking distance of the Lansing River Trail and CATA Route 14. We have a parking lot along the east side of the building.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?

Yes. Please contact Nick Kwiatkowski (nick@theflexgroup.org) to transfer your ticket.

What is the refund policy?

We can refund tickets (minus credit card fees) up to the time that we buy the equipment and materials, about 10 days before the event. You can always transfer your ticket to somebody else.

The name on the registration/ticket doesn't match the attendee. Is that okay?

Sure, but we would appreciate the heads up if somebody is unable to attend.