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Prerequisite Content for "Additive Manufacturing - Prusa i3 MK3S with John Harris"

Please review this material in advance of the in-person workshop!

3D Printing Basics: The Slicer

  • Click here to download the Prusa Slicer software application onto your home PC or MAC.
  • Watch the tutorial below and experiment with the interface. Write down any questions you have and bring them with you to class.

Learn more about the Prusa i3 MK3S+

Basics of 3D printing with Josef Prusa


This book will help you understand what kinds of 3D printing technologies are currently available and how they work. We will take you through the whole process of 3D printing, starting with obtaining a printable 3D model, through the pre-printing preparations, to the final post-processing of a printed object.

3D Printing Software

CAD (Computer Aided Design)


Designspark Mechanical


Fusion360 (free for personal, hobby use)

Solidworks and Siemens NX are available in the MakerspaceCT computer lab.

HEALTH & SAFETY: Our facility is mask-optional as of Friday, April 1, 2022. Please click here for more info.

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