This is an introductory course designed to expose beginners to the Computer-Aided Drafting (CAD) environment by designing a simple tool using the free, browser-based TinkerCAD software. The hands-on instructor will work with you throughout the design process and provide tips and tricks for 3D modeling. By the end of the workshop each participant can expect to have designed their own tool as well as started a 3D print of your design. TinkerCAD works similarly to more advanced CAD software such as Fusion360 and Solidworks and is a great stepping stone to work on more advanced designs.
Access to Inworks Prototyping Lab
We provide the facilities to turn good ideas into great realities. Whether you are a student, researcher, or someone looking to learn new skills, we welcome you to join us. Participants in our workshops gain access to Inworks for the duration of the workshop.
If you’d like to work in our space regularly, please drop by for a Basic Safety and Badging session at your convenience. You do not need a badge to take workshops, but it is required to drop into the space and work during our open lab hours.
You can learn more about us at inworks.ucdenver.edu, and we’d be happy to answer any questions you have after your workshop.
1. Is there a minimum age requirement?
Minors must be pre-approved and have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian. Anyone under 16 must have a parent or guardian present.
2. Are there any clothing/ safety requirements?
Closed-toe shoes must be worn and long hair must be pulled back
3. When does registration close?
Registration will close when the event has reached capacity or 24 hours before the start of the event. If less than 3 people have registered 24 hours prior to the event, the event is subject to cancellation and a full refund will be issued.
4. What is student pricing?
Any student currently enrolled in an Inwork course is eligible to participate in workshops for free. Inworks students should choose “Inworks Student” from the ticket options.
Students, researchers, and educators from any institution are offered our workshops at a highly subsidized rate. This includes any students not currently enrolled in Inworks courses. Please select “Student/Researchers/Educators” ticket and status will be confirmed at the event. Please be sure to bring a valid ID from your institution.
Everyone else – from startups to hobbyists – please select “Community”.
5. What pre-requisites are required to attend this workshop?
Pre-requisites are different for each workshop and should be identified in the above description.
If you do not see a workshop, simply request one here.