Learn to Laser Cut a 3D Model at MadFabLab @ MadFabLab, Manchester [13 June]

Learn to Laser Cut a 3D Model at MadFabLab


30
13
June
18:30 - 21:00

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MadFabLab
42 Edge Street, M4 1HN Manchester, United Kingdom
THIS COURSE RUNS OVER TWO EVENINGS — WEDNESDAY 13TH JUNE AND WEDNESDAY 20TH JUNE 18:30 UNTIL 21:00.
CREATE A SIMPLE 3D MODEL USING FREE SOFTWARE AND LEARN HOW TO GENERATE SLICES FOR LASER CUTTING
Whether you’re looking to sample 3D objects as prototypes or you just fancy making a unique sculpture for your home, learning how to slice a 3D design as your starting point.
Using open source software (free software available for anyone to download online) and corrugated card as a building material, makes this method an ideal way to start tinkering with 3D prototyping without breaking the bank.
You’ll get to know the basics of open source 3D software, an essential tool for any budding digital maker.
WHO IS THIS… COURSE FOR?
This workshop is suitable for everyone, including young makers aged 11+. All under-18s must be accompanied by an adult (all participants need their own tickets).
EQUIPMENT YOU'LL NEED
All equipment will be provided on the day, you just need to bring yourself.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
— The concept of slicing to create 3D objects
— The basics of Tinkercad
— Creating files ready for the laser cutter
— Induction to the HPC laser cutter
YOUR TUTOR
Gemma May Latham is a participatory artist/maker who interprets textiles through digital and analogue processes. Gemma creates interventions and installations that explore traditional craft skills. She embraces processes that are intrinsically slow, creating a calming effect that allows time to connect with both process and material. The process of making and this experience is far more important to me than any physical outcome.
BOOKING YOUR PLACE
For your convenience, we offer a number of ways to book:
— Book via the link
— Invoice or PayPal — by phoning 0161 839 6324 or emailing [email protected]
— Payment by cheque — made out to MadLab Ltd and sent to MadLab’s Finance Department at 3 Corkland Road Manchester M21 8UP
— We also accept card payments in person
***This course needs a minimum of 6 people to run. Why not sign up and encourage a friend to come too?***
For info on how to find us, please visit our website (http://fab.madlab.org.uk/contact-us/)
— FAQ's
I have accessibility needs, what kind of physical access do you have?
Unfortunately, the MadFabLab is on a first floor with no lift. We are actively pursuing leads on future space which will have improved access, but in the meantime please get in touch and we will work creatively to try and accommodate you.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This course is for adults, but capable under-18s are welcome with an accompanying adult (all participants need their own tickets).
What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?
The MadFabLab is in the Northern Quarter in Manchester.
There are a number of options for getting to us by public transport.
How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Email us on [email protected]
What's the refund policy?
Please find MadLab's Cancellation Policy here (https://madlab.org.uk/course-info/).
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