Intro to 3D Printing and 3D Design on Feb 25th

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Feb 152018
 

Come join us for a class! Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

A class for 3D newcomers who want to learn the basics of creating 3D models and printing them. Your instructor will take you through key concepts of 3D printing, demo the technology on our printers, and lead the class through the design process of creating a model and preparing it to print. We’ll talk about creating functional objects, creative objects, available materials, print reliability, and compare various printer models and features.
Please bring a laptop with working WiFi and a mouse with a scroll wheel. (You can technically get by without the mouse but it’s STRONGLY recommended.) We’ll be using free-to-use Autodesk software in the design portion of the class. To speed things along, please sign up for an Autodesk account at https://www.tinkercad.com/ It would also smooth things along if you download and install the latest version of Meshmixer in advance of the class. https://www.meshmixer.com/
This class will be taught by AJ McGuire. As with all NYC Resistor events, this class is 18+ and governed by our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct, as well as accessibility information, can be found at www.nycresistor.com/participate/.
Please note that refunds must be requested 72 hours in advance. If you have any questions, please email classes@nycresistor.com.

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Intro to Soldering Workshop: Make an LED Tile on Feb 24

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Feb 142018
 

Come join us for a class! Tickets are available on Eventbrite.

Soldering is one of the most important skills you’ll need for working with electronics. Come join us for an introductory through-hole soldering workshop. Soldering enables you to create sturdy connections between electrical components.
In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to use a soldering iron safely and effectively, and get plenty of practice with both soldering and desoldering techniques. We’ll be soldering up some Game of Life kits – LED tiles that generate nifty animations.
No previous experience is required, making this introductory workshop a great choice for anyone who’s curious about getting started with hardware tinkering! All materials will be provided.

This class will be taught by Resistor members Astrida Valigorsky and Holly Hudson.
As with all NYC Resistor events, this class is 18+ and governed by our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct, as well as accessibility information, can be found at www.nycresistor.com/participate/.
Please note that refunds must be requested 72 hours in advance. If you have any questions, please email classes@nycresistor.com

 

Intro to 3D Printing and 3D Design Class on Jan 28th

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Jan 152018
 
A 3d printer is printing an irregularly-shaped green object
Our instructor will take you through key concepts of 3D printing, demo the technology on our printers, and lead the class through the design process of creating a model and preparing it to print. We’ll talk about creating functional objects, creative objects, available materials, print reliability, and compare various printer models and features.

Learn to Program with p5js Animations on Dec 10th

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Dec 062017
 

We’re offering a brand-new intro to programming class on December 10th! Tickets available here.

p5js is an excellent gateway to get up and running with programming fundamentals. In the class we will breifly cover some necessary basics of HTML and Javascript, but will primarily focus on the p5js environment for fun animations and interactivity. By the end of this class you will create your own interactive web page, and will have the tools to continue exploring and learning p5js on your own.

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Dec 10: Make blinky animations and learn to program with p5js

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Nov 162017
 

Join us for a one-day introduction to the p5js web programming framework for JavaScript on December 10. The class is suitable for students with little or no programming experience.

p5js is an excellent gateway to get up and running with programming fundamentals. In the class we will briefly cover some necessary basics of HTML and Javascript, but will primarily focus on the p5js environment for fun animations and interactivity. By the end of this class you will create your own interactive web page, and will have the tools to continue exploring and learning p5js on your own.

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Intro to Soldering: Make an LED Tile on Nov 12

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Oct 302017
 

Learn to solder at our next intro class on November 12th.  In this hands-on workshop, you’ll learn how to use a soldering iron safely and effectively, and get plenty of practice with both soldering and desoldering techniques. We’ll be soldering up some Game of Life kits – LED tiles that generate nifty animations. No previous experience is required, making this introductory workshop a great choice for anyone who’s curious about getting started with hardware tinkering! All materials will be provided.

These classes fill up fast, so get your tickets now.

 

Laser Cutting on Oct 14

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Oct 102017
 

Want to get certified to use our laser cutter? Of course you do! Our next laser cutting class is on Oct 14.

In this three hour class, we’ll walk through all the steps from idea to pressing the “go” button on the laser. We’ll cover safety, basic file preparation, and learn how to do a burninate test to find out if a material is laserable. After the three hours, you’ll have made a plaque for your door, a keychain, a simple box or something slightly ambitious. (There is lab time for laser cutting, questions and answers, and working with Inkscape, Illustrator, Corel Draw, etc.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tickets available here.