Introducing


Are you ready to dive into the real world of 3D Printing? Learn to design and prepare CAD models for 3D printing with this in-depth, free program.

  • Learn the design process from idea to real object
  • Master the basics of Computer-Aided Design
  • Discover the process of slicing models for 3D printing
  • Use technology in a brand new computer and manufacturing lab
  • Real instruction for real world skills!

Choose your cohort:

COHORT RED is Wednesdays and Saturdays, May 25th through July 23rd.

COHORT ORANGE is Thursdays and Sundays, May 26th through July 24th.

Program Breakdown:

  • Wk 1: Introductions to CAD
  • Wk 2: Drafting, Slicing, and Project 1
  • Wk 3: FDM Printing Operations and Project 2
  • Wk 4: Design object 4 and NX Basics
  • Wk 5: Design and print object 4
  • Wk 6: Resin Printing and object 5
  • Wk 7: Blender and self guided object 6
  • Wk 8: Develop your portfolios & resumes

View the full schedule below.

Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, May 25, 2022
    • Saturday, July 23, 2022
    • 16 sessions
    • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
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      Wednesday evenings, 5:00PM - 8:30PM; Saturdays, 10:30AM - 4:30PM

      Are you ready to dive into the real world of 3D Printing? Learn to design and prepare CAD models for 3D printing with this in-depth, free program.

      • Learn the design process from idea to real object
      • Master the basics of Computer-Aided Design
      • Discover the process of slicing models for 3D printing
      • Use technology in a brand new computer and manufacturing lab
      • Real instruction for real world skills!

      Program Breakdown:

      • Wk 1: Introductions to CAD
      • Wk 2: Drafting, Slicing, and Project 1
      • Wk 3: FDM Printing Operations and Project 2
      • Wk 4: Design object 4 and NX Basics
      • Wk 5: Design and print object 4
      • Wk 6: Resin Printing and object 5
      • Wk 7: Blender and self guided object 6
      • Wk 8: Develop your portfolios & resumes

      COHORT RED is Wednesdays and Saturdays, May 25th through July 23rd.

      This program is open to Hartford-area high school students. This entry level engineering program is a good step towards internship placements with ReadyCT.

      All sessions are on-site at MakerspaceCT in Downtown Hartford.

      Health and Safety: Masks are optional and social distancing is recommended. Please click here for details.


      • Thursday, May 26, 2022
      • Sunday, July 24, 2022
      • 16 sessions
      • 36 Talcott Street, Hartford CT 06103
      • 6
      Register

        Are you ready to dive into the real world of 3D Printing? Learn to design and prepare CAD models for 3D printing with this in-depth, free program.

        • Learn the design process from idea to real object
        • Master the basics of Computer-Aided Design
        • Discover the process of slicing models for 3D printing
        • Use technology in a brand new computer and manufacturing lab
        • Real instruction for real world skills!

        Program Breakdown:

        • Wk 1: Introductions to CAD
        • Wk 2: Drafting, Slicing, and Project 1
        • Wk 3: FDM Printing Operations and Project 2
        • Wk 4: Design object 4 and NX Basics
        • Wk 5: Design and print object 4
        • Wk 6: Resin Printing and object 5
        • Wk 7: Blender and self guided object 6
        • Wk 8: Develop your portfolios & resumes

        COHORT ORANGE is Thursdays and Sundays, May 26th through July 24th.

        This program is open to Hartford-area high school students. This entry level engineering program is a good step towards internship placements with ReadyCT.

        All sessions are on-site at MakerspaceCT in Downtown Hartford.

        Health and Safety: Masks are optional and social distancing is recommended. Please click here for details.


      The program is in-person at our

      facility in Downtown Hartford


      MakerspaceCT

      36 Talcott Street

      Hartford, CT


      COHORT RED SCHEDULE:

      • 5/25/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • 5/28/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p
      • 6/1/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • 6/4/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p
      • 6/8/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • 6/11/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p
      • 6/15/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • 6/18/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p
      • 6/22/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • 6/25/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p
      • 6/29/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • July 4th Break
      • 7/9/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p
      • 7/13/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • 7/16/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p
      • 7/20/2022 WEDS 5p-8:30p
      • 7/23/2022 SAT 10:30a-4:30p

        COHORT ORANGE SCHEDULE:

        • 5/26/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • 5/29/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p
        • 6/2/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • 6/5/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p
        • 6/9/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • 6/12/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p
        • 6/16/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • 6/19/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p
        • 6/23/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • 6/26/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p
        • 6/30/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • July 4th Break
        • 7/10/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p
        • 7/14/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • 7/17/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p
        • 7/21/2022 THURS 5p-8:30p
        • 7/24/2022 SUN 10:30a-4:30p

        Each course runs for 8 program weeks, twice per week, for a total of 16 sessions. The courses will not run during the week of July 4th.

        Please choose a cohort based on your best availability for the program weeks.

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