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by jjjohnson
Tue Feb 18, 2014 8:39 am
Forum: Show Your Work
Topic: Custom Replacement Parts
Replies: 1
Views: 2889

Custom Replacement Parts

A few weeks back I was contacted by a gentleman that had heard about GHS students 3D printing. He told me that he had a part from one of his light fixtures break but was not able to find replacement pieces since the light was vintage. This was a perfect real life scenario for the students, who were ...
by jjjohnson
Fri Feb 14, 2014 1:03 pm
Forum: Teachers Lounge
Topic: Teacher Training Session
Replies: 3
Views: 2533

Re: Teacher Training Session

Hosting a workshop at the RepRap Fest sounds great, and video lessons are in progress. Stay tuned to the SeeMeEducate Youtube Channel in the coming days/weeks.
by jjjohnson
Sun Feb 09, 2014 1:05 pm
Forum: Getting Started in SeeMeEducate
Topic: Amberly Elementary After School Program (Portage, MI)
Replies: 5
Views: 3469

Re: Amberly Elementary After School Program (Portage, MI)

A quick and easy print for beginners is the SeeMe Dog tag: http://repables.com/r/181/ I designed and put it in the curriculum as the first activity thinking about a print that would take 15 minutes or less to print and provide something for the user to have and show off. Curriculum Activity 1: https...
by jjjohnson
Sun Feb 09, 2014 11:26 am
Forum: Show Your Work
Topic: Infill Sample Display
Replies: 3
Views: 2731

Infill Sample Display

I wanted to communicate to my students, the different pattern and density configurations that are available for users in Slic3r. So I came up with the idea for http://repables.com/r/196/ Slic3r has 7 different infill pattern style options and densities range from 0 - 100% (0-1) So in order to commun...
by jjjohnson
Sun Feb 09, 2014 9:08 am
Forum: Teachers Lounge
Topic: Teacher Training Session
Replies: 3
Views: 2533

Teacher Training Session

In the past, I have hosted training sessions at Goshen High School (Northern Indiana) on topics such as Pro-Engineer, Inventor, and others. Is there anyone that would be interested in a 1 - 2 day training session to get yourself acquainted with your Orion or Rostock Max 3D printer and implementing i...
by jjjohnson
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:50 am
Forum: Software Help
Topic: Inventor Thread Modeler
Replies: 0
Views: 2926

Inventor Thread Modeler

For Autodesk Inventor users, Autodesk Exchange has a thread modeler app to help you add threads to your parts, quite easily I may add. Yes, I know you can already add threaded features to your parts in Inventor, but if you try to print, no threads! Its only a visual tool in Inventor. With the Thread...
by jjjohnson
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: Show and Tell
Topic: Sprocket Design
Replies: 1
Views: 5257

Sprocket Design

I have a freshman student on our Super Mileage car team who has taken on the task of designing and printing ANSI 25 sprockets in ABS plastic. Here is one of the latest designs, more to come!

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by jjjohnson
Sun Feb 09, 2014 8:35 am
Forum: Getting Started in SeeMeEducate
Topic: Amberly Elementary After School Program (Portage, MI)
Replies: 5
Views: 3469

Re: Amberly Elementary After School Program (Portage, MI)

I am was influenced to get into a career in education because of my high school technology education teacher, he inspired me because he taught me how cool and fun this stuff is. I must admit that what I thought education would be is far different than what it is. I have fought hard for seven years t...
by jjjohnson
Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:43 pm
Forum: Teachers Lounge
Topic: SeeMeCNC in Schools
Replies: 6
Views: 9592

SeeMeCNC in Schools

If you are a teacher / professor / student using 3D printers for educational purposes, what school are you from, what printer(s) are you using, and what are you printing?

What has been your biggest struggle getting 3D printing off the ground in your classes?
by jjjohnson
Sat Feb 01, 2014 4:27 pm
Forum: Getting Started in SeeMeEducate
Topic: First release of SeeMeEducate Curriculum
Replies: 4
Views: 9761

Re: First release of SeeMeEducate Curriculum

I have fixed a few typos in the curriculum, and am sure to find and fix a few more. Since I have developed everything in Google Presentations and Documents, the curriculum is a "living" work. You can access the most up-to-date version here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1fzFSsgQon7SlS...
by jjjohnson
Sat Nov 16, 2013 1:01 am
Forum: New Member introduction
Topic: Printing in the Classroom
Replies: 1
Views: 493

Printing in the Classroom

Greeting from Goshen, IN hometown of SeemeCNC. I have been around the forum here for quite some time, but have never made a post. Thanks for all of your insights that I have been able to follow. Lots of valuable information here. I am an engineering technology teacher at Goshen High School and we ha...

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