Have trouble using SketchUp because you’re color blind? Now you can set the axes and some inferences to whatever color you want!
A tour around the work space.
Use a 2D component as as a sketch from which a 3D printable STL file is easily made in Meshmixer.
Model a card with the Outer Shell solid tool. Print it in two colors with one extruder.
Modeled in SketchUp and printed on my MakerBot Rep 2. Flawless! It will be part of my display at today’s Barnes and Noble Maker Faire at the Oak Park Mall in Overland Park.
Use the SubD Extension from the Extension Warehouse to turn your mesh into quads and curve them.
Download an STL file of a blank case from the 123D Gallery and turn it into a Pokemon Pokeball! Then 3D print it.
Model and 3D print a mold for pancakes (or cookie dough or jello) with the Circle, Push/Pull, and Scale tools.
Make a prototype of an iPhone 6s Plus for 3D printing using the Make Face and Round Corners plugins (both free).
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