My name is Valentina, I’m 17 and I’m currently living in Costa Mesa, California. This summer I chose to take an internship position with Airwolf 3D to learn more about the 3D printing industry. Before I started interning at Airwolf 3D I didn’t know much about 3D printers and I would have never guessed that I would have the chance to create and design anything that comes into my mind. Over my past two months with Airwolf 3D I’ve learned a lot! After learning some of the basics–like building the object that I want to print and transforming my STL files into GCode— I was capable to start 3D printing rapidly. When you start to 3D print you realize the endless possibilities and how it’s changing the world. People use it to create all kinds of things for entertainment, work, medical needs, education, art and many more. Working with Airwolf 3D has expanded my imagination and now I always find myself thinking on what to print next, what it could be used for and how much the potential of 3D printing will impact the lives of other.
I like to express myself through art. Wether we are talking about music, poetry, painting, literature, art can be found everywhere. I wanted to find a way to fuse music with my new 3D printing skills, so I decided to start printing my own guitar accessories. The best part about 3D printing is that I can print particular musical accessories without having to spend money or driving around the city in search of what works best. When I 3D print it becomes a form of expression embedded within my musical expression.
3D printing was easy to learn. First I downloaded the STL file then I uploaded it to AstroPrint, sliced it and downloaded the G-Code. Once I had my G-Code I put it inside a Micro-SD-Card. I leaded the filament to the feeder (the all new AXIOM draws new filament into its print head automatically… how cool?!). Finally, I inserted the Micro-SD-Card to start the print job and pressed ”Print”. It’s that easy.
I love being able to play around with different shapes, sizes, materials, textures, etc. to see what works best with my guitar and the sound that I want to achieve. I was capable of using the new Airwolf 3D AXIOM to print my accessories and I loved how easy it was to get the results that I was looking for. What I like the most about the all new Airwolf 3D AXIOM is its facility to use.
Features like the automatic leveling bed, ”easy feed” filament system, being able to print large objects and the diversity of materials in which you can print makes it so simple, exciting and fun to use. Just two months ago I knew nothing about 3D printing, now I’m creating my own custom accessories. Once you get your hands on the all new AXIOM you won’t be able to stop 3D printing!