3D Printing. By the People. For the People.

Workshops

Fabricastl workshops blend seminar and lab-style instruction, covering entry-level and advanced topics in 3D printing.  They are designed to embody Fabricastl values of fun, learning, making, community building and self-discovery. Classes are offered in various locations in the San Francisco Bay Area.

3D Printing Technology and Industry Overview

A lighter version of the full-day workshop “From Napkin Sketch to Printable Design: An Intro to 3D Printing,” this session is for those wishing to attend only the portion which reviews 3D printing technologies and which provides an overview of the 3D printing industry. The technology overview will cover commercial and consumer-grade methods and approaches to 3D printing, including additive and subtractive manufacturing. More…

CAD for 3D Printing

Do you want to jump right into CAD design for 3D printing and skip the technology and industry overview? If so, this workshop is for you. Spend an afternoon creating designs on your own laptop, under our tutelage and with the help of our CAD masters, who can help you navigate the software and understand special considerations for 3D printing More…

NEW! 3D Printing Investing and Entrepreneurship

The hype says 3D printing is about to explode. Every day now the media posts about multiple cool new 3D printing applications, machines, or startups. Wohlers Report shows annual growth rates nearing 30% for the industry. But do you know where to invest your time, energy or money to cash in on the boom? More…

From Napkin Sketch to Printable Design: An Intro to 3D Printing

Are you sitting on the sidelines of the 3D printing field, just itching to get into the game? Our workshop takes armchair enthusiasts on a hands-on journey designed to quickly and effectively inaugurate them as makers in the 3D printing world. More…