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Intro to 3D Printing: 101

Learn from the experts about 3D printing and 3D design, no experience needed!

What You Can Expect From This Course:

Have you always wanted to learn about 3D printing? This course is for you! We have taught over 5000 people the basics of 3D printing in our live classes, now enjoy our acclaimed instruction from the comfort of your own home! The presenter, Nick Kloski, is an acclaimed public speaker, and the lectures in this course are both informative, but easy to follow.

This course will help you be literate about 3D printing so you can talk to your friends or children, and gives you ideas on how you can use 3D printing in your own life.

3+ Hours of Course Material


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  • The basic terminology of 3D printing
  • Descriptions of the major types of 3D printers and their prices
  • A comparison of cost to run each printer and when it might be better to outsource your printing to an online service bureau
  • A discussion on the health effects of 3D printing in your home
  • Dedicated videos on the top software you can use to easily create 3D models
  • A dedicated video on photogrammetry: use your cell phone to make a 3D model!
  • The workflow from a pencil and paper design drawing to a 3D model, then to the slicing software, and finally to a print 
  • Anyone with an interest in 3D printing
  • Anyone who wants to take advantage of the 3D printing business opportunities
  • Professionals and business leaders who want to understand this new industrial revolution as well as the potential impact on their area of activity
  • Teachers & Students

The Expert That You Will Learn From:

  Nick Kloski   Co-founder of HoneyPoint3D

Nick Kloski is a veteran of the high-tech industry who has held a number of technical roles at companies such as Sun Microsystems and Oracle.

Nick's skills go deep into both the technical understanding of the industry and the mechanics of 3D printing, and how this industry has the capability to inspire the world for the better. Nick co-founded "HoneyPoint3D" in 2013 with his wife, Liza. HoneyPoint3D offers classes for all skill and age levels, rapid prototyping, 3D Modeling, Scanning and Printing Services. With over 6500 paid students, HoneyPoint3D knows how to bring newcomers into the world of 3D printing.

Considered a 3D Printing retail expert, Nick has been interviewed on CNN, RT Television, San Francisco Business Times, KGO, most of the Bay Area newspapers and many more.

Class Curriculum:

Start Here

  • 3D Printing Introduction...What You Will Learn

Terms and History

  • Technologies Defined
  • 3D Printing's History
  • How Prints Happen: Layer by Layer
  • What Does the Commonly Heard Term "Complexity is Free" Mean?

3D Printing Technology

  • FDM - Fused Deposition Modeling (Filament)
  • SLA - Stereolithography (Resin)
  • SLS - Selective Laser Sintering (Powder)

What Surrounds the 3D Printing Experience?

  • Health Concerns Surrounding 3D Printing
  • 3D Printing Costs Explained and Compared

The 3D Printing Software and Design Environment

  • The Major Challenge for Most Consumers: 3D Modeling
  • Operating Systems...Which is Best For 3D Printing? Windows, Mac, Linux?
  • Types of 3D Modeling Tools Categorized
  • Software Demo - Create Via: Tinkercad
  • Software Demo - Create Via: Photogrammetry (Your Cell Phone)
  • Software Demo - Create Via: Meshmixer
  • Software Demo - Create Via: Fusion 360

The Actual 3D Printing Process

  • Translating Your Model for Printing Via the Slicer
  • Do You Really Need to Purchase Your Own Printer?


  • Conclusion and Thanks!

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Only $29.00

  • 3+ hours of course material
  • 20 distinct and engaging course videos
  • Taught by an award-winning industry expert