Personalize an STL file with Microsoft Paint and Simplify 3D.
How to use the BL touch to adjust extruder height and to auto-level the build plate.
Download a Pikachu model from the 123D gallery, add a bowl to make it a trinket holder, then 3D print it. Want it? Enter my contest at: https://gleam.io/competitions/r1XwN-profdrafting-pikachu-trinket-box-giveaway
II use and review 3DConnexion’s Space Navigator mouse with SketchUp software. This is a mouse made specifically for use with modeling, animation and gaming software.
I try out my new Scanify 3D camera, show the results and offer some thoughts.
Download Charmander from Thingiverse, add a stand, and 3D print it.
What rafts, supports and bridges are, what they do, and how they’re made.
This was a subscriber request. Model a class (or cigar) ring with a sphere, polyline, non-uniform scale and fillet. Hollow it with Meshmixer, and drop some gems inside during the 3D printing process.
Print an armchair coaster in two colors with one extruder using the MakerBot Desktop slicer and a Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printer. See this coaster modeled with SketchUp and AutoCAD at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7gnsmPXrOg.
Which design software is the best? So you bought a 3D printer and are cruising Thingiverse for stuff to make. As fun as that is, you’ll eventually want to print your own stuff. Or you’ll want to tweak and customize Continue reading Best 3D Design Software for Beginners