3-D Printing

3D Printing Classes Are Here! Enroll Now!

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Build Your Very Own 3D Printer, Win One, or Come Learn How It’s Done On Ours! Red Mountain Makers is proud to announce our “Introduction to 3D Printing” series of workshops during which we will guide you through every step of the journey to fully understanding this ground-breaking technology. Over the course of the last two Saturdays […]

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A new open source 3D rendering tool

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3DOrchard.com is a new Alabama-based open-source 3D-design and modeling open website on a mission – to make 3D design and modeling software easily accessible, available and easy to use. Eric Sherouse, one of the co-founders, stopped by the Red Mountain Makers space this evening to talk about his new site, currently in beta. For the […]

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The Smithsonian X 3D Collection

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Via boingboing.net – The Smithsonian shares big news–the Institution has launched the Smithsonian X 3D Collection and 3-D explorer. They’ve gathered data on some of the most treasured items in the archives, and they’re encouraging people who work with 3D printers to help them explore new ways of using the data. Full details at http://boingboing.net/2013/11/13/smithsonian-goes-3d.html Projects for […]

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A Visit to UAB’s 3-D Printer Lab

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Had a tour of UAB’s 3D printer lab Friday afternoon. Disclosure: I’m a student enrolled in the UAB business school information systems program. I’m also doing a minor in computer science. The guy who runs the lab, Dr. Sloan, is my algorithms class prof this semester. The 3D printer lab is part of the computer […]