Beginner 3D Printing Class



  • Welcome to the world of 3D printing! In this class, you will learn everything you need to know to design and 3D print your own creations. You'll learn Fusion 360, an awesome (free) 3D modeling program that will let you design just about anything. You'll also learn the ins-and-outs of desktop 3D-printing. With this class and enough practice, you'll be a pro in no time. If you want a more lightweight introduction to 3D printing, check out our free Easy 3D Printing Class!


    Lesson 1: A live demo of the stamp project:

    Lesson 2: Covers the Sculpt tools in Fusion 360:

    Lesson 3: Demonstrates more complex modeling and mechanical joints:

    Enter an Instructables Contest!

    If you've used the skills you learned in this class to design something awesome, try writing an instructable about it and entering one of our contests for a chance to win some awesome prizes!

    Fusion 360 Web App

    The browser-only version of Fusion 360 is finally live! You can now sketch, 3D model, and export files for 3D printing all in a web browser (Google Chrome probably works best). If you already have a Fusion account, just go to your projects and click on any project, then click the + New > Fusion Design.