Ashley Clancy, Digital Harbor Foundation’s Elementary Program Coordinator and Makerette, discusses the upcoming Makerettes Be the Light Lantern Party.
Wrap your 3D prints in amazing graphics.
A guest post by Ben Malesh on post processing 3D Prints with a beautifully simple marbling technique.
Congratulations! You have started a makerspace. If you have ever attended a workshop or event with the Digital Harbor Foundation, you have have heard these wise words: “You can’t buy a makerspace; you have to make one.”Shawn Grimes Truer words have never been said! You have to make the space to make it your […]
I don’t know about you but I love listening to music while I work and think. During design sessions or work sessions, it can be such a simple privilege to allow youth to listen to music while they work. One of the challenges that comes up when allowing students to listen to music while working […]
FlashPrint Slicing Overciew As you become more familiar with FlashPrint you’ll likely want to begin experimenting with the advanced slicing options. FlashPrint has several settings that you can tweak, and this article will provide a brief overview of some of the more common ones. [toc] Exploring the Slicer Settings The slicer settings become visible once […]
FlashPrint Overview For a while, one of the major gaps for 3D printing reaching the masses (or at least the education space), was the printer controller software. FlashPrint is the printer control and slicing software that you’ll use with the Flashforge Finder. The software is easy to use and can hide some of the advanced settings, but […]
Printing on the Finder The Finder can print tethered or untethered. Tethered means that the Finder is physically connected to your computer, such as by the USB cable whereas untethered printing is when the printer doesn’t need to be physically connected. The ability to print untethered is one of the reasons that we like the Finder so […]
Tinkercad Tutorials – Continued This is the second part of the Tinkercad tutorial video page. These videos supplement the Tinkercad lessons and reinforce several key concepts. This is a continuation from part one of the series. Videos This second grouping of videos covers some of the Tinkercad tools in more detail. Using Tinkercad Teach: This video […]
Tinkercad Tutorials Tinkercad has lots of excellent, free tutorials on their Learn tab, but we created some supplemental tutorial videos. These short videos address certain specific concepts and either reinforce key design skills or demonstrate how to use specific tools. Note that these videos utilize the Tinkercad Beta version. Some of the tools and concepts either won’t […]