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# See Stallings if there is not a SketchUp option, but ensure first that you are using your @tsas.org email
 
# See Stallings if there is not a SketchUp option, but ensure first that you are using your @tsas.org email
  
{| class="wikitable" style="margin:auto;"
 
!3D Print Training Series
 
|-
 
|Next up: Making the [[3D Printing Badge]]
 
|-
 
!Laser Training Series
 
|-
 
|Next up: Drawing [[SketchUp for the Laser|your design]]
 
|}
 
 
<ul class="nav nav-tabs">
 
  <li class="active"><btn data-toggle="tab" class="">#tab1|Laser Cutting</btn></li>
 
  <li><btn data-toggle="tab" class="">#tab2|3D Printing</btn></li>
 
</ul>
 
 
<div class="tab-content">
 
  <div id="tab1" class="tab-pane fade in active">
 
==Drawing==
 
# Select the search button [[File:SketchUpSearchButton.png|inline|20px]]
 
# Type and choose "Parallel Projection." This will make your drawing one-dimensional
 
# Search again for "Top" to display your image from the correct orientation
 
# Choose the tools on the left side, then select the instructor button for more information [[File:SketchupInstructor.png|inline|20px]]
 
#* When creating a circle, select the centerpoint, then release the mouse and type in the diameter you want
 
#* When creating a square, select a corner, then drag in the direction you want and type in the dimensions, e.g. <code>11",12"</code> or <code>1.5 cm, 2 cm</code> or <code> 9 3/4", 12 7/8"</code>
 
 
==Export for Laser Cutting==
 
# Under the file menu, choose "Export," then "DXF," then "2D"
 
# Choose 1:1, leave all other options as default
 
# Press "Export" at the bottom
 
# Wait a moment, then a download option will appear at the top
 
# Put this file on a thumb drive, or save to your Google Drive, to import to the laser software
 
{{note|If your design has been rotated, repeat steps 2 & 3 of the Drawing section to realign. You'll also need to draw a random shape then delete to force it to re-save.|reminder}}
 
  </div>
 
  <div id="tab2" class="tab-pane fade">
 
 
Want to start building? Head to [[3D Printing Badge]] to make your first project, or [[3D Model Sources]] to download one made by someone else!
 
Want to start building? Head to [[3D Printing Badge]] to make your first project, or [[3D Model Sources]] to download one made by someone else!
  
 
 
  </div>
 
</div>
 
 
[[Category:Maker Space]]
 
[[Category:Maker Space]]
 
[[Category:3D Printing]]
 
[[Category:3D Printing]]
[[Category:Laser]]
 

Revision as of 10:17, 13 October 2019

Preparation/Installation

  1. Log in with your @tsas.org email address
  2. Go to your mail box, then click the Google Apps button: inline
  3. Click "More" at the bottom, then inline
  4. See Stallings if there is not a SketchUp option, but ensure first that you are using your @tsas.org email

Want to start building? Head to 3D Printing Badge to make your first project, or 3D Model Sources to download one made by someone else!