Inventor (3-D Computer Aided Design)

This class is a must have for those who want to start designing and building at the lab. Often taken in addition to the 3d Printing class. This is a 12 hour class in three sessions. From building parts to building assemblies, and constraining same. Drawings and Bill of Materials. We are going to make a 3-D model of a lab jack, including causing it to move. Previous takers of the class welcome free. The software will be installed on the lab computers. To d/l the software, go to

If you have an idea of what you would like to model, leave it in the comments below. Please checkout the Lab Jack PDF below and please feel free to stop by the lab's Friday open house night if you have any questions before the class.

Relevant files

Lab Jack PDF


Upcoming Sessions:

Dec 5, 10 am - 2 pm (Sat)
Dec 6, 10 am - 2 pm (Sun)
Dec 12, 10 am - 2 pm (Sat)
with Bill S