Here are a few websites, videos, and other resources you may find helpful in preparation for your visit to, and use of, the FabLab.
3D Design Programs:
- website: www.Tinkercad.com
- Tinkercad boat video tutorial (one of many tutorials on YouTube).
- Tinkercad basics printable tutorial
2D Design Programs (Laser Cutter/Vinyl Cutter/CNC)
- website: www.CorelDRAW.com
- CorelDRAW general overview video
*All computers at the WCCUSD FabLab are outfitted with the CorelDRAW software. However, you may also use other programs such as Adobe Illustrator, or Inkscape (a free web download shown below).
Inkscape (free web download)
Adobe Illustrator (Licensed through District)
Epilog Laser Cutter
Thingiverse.com - An online repository of 3D objects that can be downloaded and built by 3d printers.
Instructables.com - A DYI site where you can learn how to make anything. Easy to follow step-by-step instructions, online classes, and a vibrant maker community.
Grabcad.com - One of the largest online repositories of CAD files. A robust community of professional designers, engineers, manufacturers, and student contributors.