Valley News Correspondent
Published: 2/11/2019 9:00:13 PM
Modified: 2/11/2019 9:00:16 PM
CLAREMONT — Auto parts. Furniture. Shoes. Prosthetic limbs. Aircraft components. These are just a few of the items manufactured with 3D printing, a process that creates three-dimensional objects by squirting out molten material, bit by bit.
Like many other technologies, 3D printing has become cheaper and more accessible over time. These days anyone can buy a good desktop 3D printer for less than $500, and — with the help of free software — design and print hundreds of 3D objects, such as planters, vases, kitchen gadgets, tools and phone cases.
Both new and experienced 3D printmakers looking for ideas and support are invited to join 3D Print Club, a weekly event at Claremont MakerSpace where members participate in freestyle design sessions…