Off the Cuff

Learn about how 3D printing and artistic design collide with this modern wearable wrist cuff.


In this activity, students will learn about jewelry design from around the world and create their own wearable 3D printed wrist cuff.

Duration: Up to (2) 40-minute sessions

Difficulty Level: Beginner

Group or Individual: Individual

Learning Goals

By the end of the course students will:

  • Investigate materials that have different wearable properties
  • Translate an abstract design into a printed object that people can wear
  • Apply geometric principles to dimension and measure irregular shapes or difficult lines
  • Understand the role of jewelry in different cultures around the world


  • blank paper
  • pens/pencils
  • 3D Printer filament for printing (and scheduled time on the printer)
  • 3D printer such as the Cubicon Single+
  • slicing software such as Cubicreator or Simplify3D
  • licensed CAD software such as Fusion 360, Inventor, TinkerCAD or SolidWorks
  • computer and mouse for each student

Prerequisite Skills

  • Familiarity with TinkerCAD or other 3D printing software

Your Instructor

Eden Hennessey
Eden Hennessey

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

This course is closed for enrollment.