So you have your own 3D printer, maybe cranked out a few things that you have grabbed from thingiverse and now what? The next step is to start designing your own content! So I have been running a series of workshops at The Edge teaching people how to use the excellent open source tool FreeCAD.  The workshop takes people through a couple of exercises and finishes with an exercise in designing the replacement lamp part from Printing Luxo.

Intro to-freecad