Using a 3D Printer


Our library here in Elmhurst, IL has a 3D printer, among many other cool things like large format printers, knitting machines, silhouette die cutters, video and sound equipment, and much more available to residents.  So I have been working with my daughter on some projects.  This is my daughter's first project, a model of a makeup case.  The material is a corn bioplastic and we used the suggested beginner's program Tinkercad to design.  Then just send the file to the library for printing.  Easy as can be.  Quite fun also.  I hope to share more projects with you in the future!


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