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How do you take an idea and turn it into something in the real world? Quarkmine offers classes for all ages in CAD (computer-aided design.) This is a great way to get involved with 3D printing, desktop CNC, and more.


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Current Offerings

CAD My Ride

This easy entry to CAD is essential for creating designs for 3D printing and more. Are you competing in the annual Newton's Road Gutter Car Derby? Whether you are already participating through your school or it isn't currently offered there you can compete. Come learn the skills to transfer your design to your computer. Note: The Gutter Car Derby is not open to adults but this class is!

  • Tuition: $15 member / $30 drop-in
  • Age Group: 2nd grade through seniors
  • Experience Level: None / beginner
  • Location: Quarkmine Space at Logan's Landing, Traverse City 

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Print My Ride

Once you've learned how to transfer a design to the computer (CAD) it is time for 3D printing. If you are competing in the annual Newton's Road Gutter Car Derby you will need to learn how to transfer the design of your car to a format that is ready for the printer - that is what this class is for! Note: The Gutter Car Derby is not open to adults but this class is!

  • Tuition: $20 member / $40 drop-in
  • Age Group: 2nd grade through seniors
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Location: Quarkmine Space at Logan's Landing, Traverse City 

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3D Printing 101 - The Basics (1hr class)

In this beginner level class, you will learn how to take your CAD drawings and convert them into a 3D printable format. Get started in this 1 hr. class. Student should have prior CAD drawing experience. Objects created will be printed by Quarkmine and available for pickup within a week.

  • Tuition: $20 member / $40 drop-in
  • Age Group: Adults and Kids
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Location: Quarkmine Space at Logan's Landing, Traverse City 

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