Sign up to use the 3D Printer

Would you like to use the 3D printer?   Picture of staff using the 3D printer
Call or visit the Information Desk to find out more about it and to make a reservation. We will work with your schedule. There are two ways to find something to print: go into makerbot desktop to find an image or create your own in a CAD program. There are many free CAD programs on the internet.

Read the 3D printing brochure (pdf)

(Using the 3D printer is currently FREE, thanks to the generous support of the Meriden Foundation.)

Please view these videos prior to your scheduled appointment.

What is Makerbot Desktop?                                  Three Ways to Make
MakerBot 5th Generation                                       Watch the First Layer 
MakerBot Mini - Children's Room                          Print Pausing
How to Layout Files                                               Updating Firmware                                                                                        
Print Sharing                                                          Thingiverse                                                                                  
Exporting Files                                                       Makerware                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                

picture of 3d images

picture of 3d images

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