Startup weekend for Women – Everyone working hard on their business ideas. See everyone later at Decorex.
Day 2 of the Startup Weekend for women is off to a productive start. The pitching is done and the teams are hard at work refining their business ideas.
Day one of the Startup Weekend for Women off to a great start. Friendships are being formed, ideas have been pitched and business are in creatition. Tomorrow will be an exciting day!
February @ The MakerSpace has a lot of exciting classes in store. Classes where couples can join us and make things together or for each other. Or come as a single person, spoil yourself and meet some cool new people.
How to learn New Apps:
- When it’s not expressly required
- By exploring making mistakes and solving them:
- solving by questioning / Forums / youtube
- If you don’t learn it and make it do what you want you’re no longer a designer.
- Designs become program standards.
3D modelling and design software from Sketchup
Freeware > Make
Paid > Pro
Make vs Pro
Pro allows exporting to DXF and other file types as well as importing and the use of Layout for sketchup.
besides these not much, and these won’t worry us too much.
Signup > Download and play.
Sketchup uses the .skp file format and .skb for backups
Intention is to use this software for 3D Printing and design mockups… 3D printer reads code generated from 3D models / solids
Show the work achievable.
Fishing net Bracket:
Tools left side and top > view large tool set
Dockers and palettes open as needed.
Basic tools. tool by tool.
Start with Archi / furniture in mm.
Draw by series of lines and faces and applying modifiers to change the geometry
once happy with the model we need to get it to a format that 3D printers can handle > stl (Stereolithography)
need to add an extension to do this.
for extensions we need to access some extra resources. Window > Extension Warehouse > search or STL
- Sketchuo INstructor > in app
- Video Tutorials
- Tutorials / Community / plugins
- 3D warehouse
*Jono James 2015