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Kimball Public Library offers more free 3D printer classes

 

Dakota Kuhns/Western Nebraska Observer

These eighth-grade students let their imagination run wild at the Kimball Public Library. Brooklin Golding, far left, created a replica of a weight room, Samantha Bemis, center, created a coffee cup with her name on it, and Raven Johnson, right, created a replica of the Taj Mahal. Becky Lowery, Cataloging and Technical Services Librarian at the Kimball Public Library said she saw projects ranging from personalized coffee mugs, flowers and a crown to a Nebraska Husker emblem, and the Taj Mahal. "These students were creative!"

Free 3D printer classes hosted at the Kimball Public Library for children this summer and adults this fall.

The Flash Fordge Creator Pro Dual Color 3D printer got put to hard work this last fall when Shari Lindgren's class all created a project to be printed. The project was first sent to the computer to then send a code to print the project out. Thats when these students ideas came to life.

For those who want to create a project of your own to be printed, anyone is able to use, www/tinkercad.com the free program that is used to first map out ideas. Once finished with tinkercad.com you are...



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