DS2: Fablab Tools & Techniques

Course Information

  • Aalto University, School of Arts, Design and Architecture
  • ARTS-A0406: Digital Sculpture 2 – FabLab tools and techniques for sculpture (3D printing & laser cutting)
  • Instructor: Matti Niinimäki

Students will be introduced to 3D printing, laser cutting and CNC techniques. Through hands on experience students will understand the problems and constraints of using these technologies. Students will produce sculptural objects using these technologies.

Schedule

Extra Fablab times reserved for our course when you can work on your project:

  • Wed 16/11 – 16-20 (Matti will be there during that time also)
  • Wed 23/11 – 16-20 (Matti will be there during that time also)
  • Mon 28/11 – 10-16
    • Laser cutter is booked for us. General Fablab hours, so Solomon should be there if you run into any problems.
  • Wed 7/12 – 10-16
    • Laser cutter is booked for us. General Fablab hours, so Solomon should be there if you run into any problems.

If you need any additional times, do the reservation for yourself http://fablab.aalto.fi/site/equipment/lasercutter

Outcome

  • You will learn how to use the tools in the Fablab.
  • Small assignments during the classes.
  • You will work on your own project during the course. The work will be presented during the last session.
  • You can work alone or in small groups (2-3 people).