Video Discussion (by Will Fry, Former Student): Tutorial: Open the Ultimaker Cura software on your computer.  If you are working on your own computer, you can download Cura here. Navigate to Preferences>Configure Cura… Select Printers from the list on the…

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Open the Ultimaker Cura software on your computer.  If you are working on your own computer, you can download Cura here. Navigate to Preferences>Configure Cura… Select Printers from the list on the left and then click the Add button.  Select…

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Navigate to http://series1-10596.local:5000 or http://series1-10594.local:5000 (depending on the 3D printer you plan to use).   Click on the Temperature tab and change the Print Head temperature to 220 and click the set button.  Now change the Bed temperature to 60…

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Select the object you wish to 3D print.  Use File>Export Selected… to export a new Rhino .3dm file for preparing your 3D print file. Note:  I suggest doing this export as a way of eliminating unwanted and/or unnecessary geometry from…

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In preparation for laser cutting, create a new Illustrator file. Under the Advanced options, make sure the color space is “RGB.” (Illustrator 3.17 [CMYK to RGB])  The size of the document should be 24” wide by 12” high. Select all…

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In preparation for laser cutting, scale all of your objects using a referenced scale technique to the size they will need to be for your physical model. Make all engrave lines blue and all cut lines red with a line…

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Begin with a NURBS surface that represents the desired topography that you would like to build a physical model to represent. Follow Rhino Tutorial 5.20 to create a series of vertical contour lines that divide the surface into even intervals…

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Begin with a NURBS surface that represents the desired topography that you would like to build a physical model to represent. Follow Rhino 5.20 [contour] to create a series of horizontal contour lines (direction perpendicular to the z axis) that…

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