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Design, Prototype, & Make a Lamp

Design, Prototype, & Make a Lamp


Design, prototype, and build a lamp using a variety of techniques, machines, and materials. Learn to sketch, use CAD, work with wood and metal, cast plastic parts, 3D print, and laser cut. Enrollment is limited to 30 students. Shop and materials fees required.


Instructor Information

Andy MacInnis | IDM Technical Instructor (Full profile)



Learn shop tools for wood, metal, and plastic
CAD and 3D print components
Your design is only limited by your creativity


Course Learnings

  • Perspective drawing
  • Prototyping with foamcore and blue foam
  • Wood working, joinery
  • CNC router and mill demo
  • Metal fabrication, tube bending
  • 3D printing
  • Illustrator for laser cutting or water jet
  • Silicone mold making
  • Urethane casting
  • Finishing wood, metals, plastics