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Virtual Offering: CAD for 3D Printing

Beginners are welcome in this intro-level class to designing in 3D software. Using TinkerCAD to complete guided exercises, explore the use of shapes, grouping, solids, and holes. Note that to take this class, you must have a computer mouse with a scroll wheel.


NOTE: This class is being delivered via remote video instruction, not onsite at NextFab. To participate you must have a working computer, speakers or headphones, and a webcam. Your instructor will email you a link to the class half an hour before its start time.

Virtual Offering: Introduction to Rhinoceros 5.0

Rhinoceros (Rhino) is 3-D modeling design software, commonly used by a variety of industries. Learn the basics of navigating and using the software, the various projects and design areas that benefit from the use of Rhino, and basic CAD principles. Work to design a basic project of your choosing, available as a file for personal use upon completion of class. NOTE: Basic computer navigational skills are necessary to take and understand this class.


NOTE: This class is being delivered via remote video instruction, not onsite at NextFab. To participate you must have a working computer, speakers or headphones, and webcam. Your instructor will email you a link to the class half an hour before its start time.

  • Member Price: $59
  • Non-Member Price: $109
  • Length: 2 hours

Consumer Grade 3D Printing

Learn to use our open-source 3D printer, the Lulzbots, by picking and printing a design from NextFab’s curated archive of pre-approved project files. Experience simulations of commonly encoutered problems, and learn how to troubleshoot and adjust the machine for clean, precise prints. Completion of this class gains members unsupervised, free access to Lulzbots printers for personal use.

  • Member Price: $119
  • Non-Member Price: N/A
  • Length: 2 hours

3D Printing & Scanning Tool List

  • Lulzbot Printers
  • Next Engine 3D Laser Scanner
  • 3D Systems Sense 3D Scanner