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Deacon Stone: 3D Printing Specialist (04:53)


Deacon Stone is a 3D printing specialist. He heads up a publicly accessible maker space, and does STEM education for children, including everything from 3D design to the process of preparing for and completing 3D printing post processing.

The Cutting Edge of 3D Printing (06:11)

Deacon Stone continues to outline what is needed to be successful in his field of 3D printing. According to him, in order to thrive in industries like advanced manufacturing, it is important to be a capable individual who has kept up with the changes in technology. He also points out that obtaining certifications in 3D design software and other relevant areas is beneficial.

Advice for Aspiring 3D Printing Pros (03:25)

Stone suggests that you get some basic drafting tools and explore paper-based design if you're interested in working in the Creative Arts. If you're interested in 3D printing, learn how to use a slicer and find a 3D printer at your local library or school.

3D Printing Presents New Opportunities (07:10)

Manufacturing is changing faster than ever before, and 3D printing is becoming a part of the supply chain at every stage. This presents new opportunities for career growth in the industry.

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3-D Printing Specialist—Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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What is it like to be a 3-D printing specialist? In this Career Q&A video interview, Deacon Stone talks about his career path, what he does on the job, and the keys to success in 3-D production. He also offers candid advice on breaking into the profession as well as insight into the industry’s biggest challenges and how the field may change in the next ten years.

Length: 22 minutes

Item#: BVL274713

ISBN: 978-1-63722-601-8

Copyright date: ©2021

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