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3D Printing: Build Your Own 3D Printer and Print Your Own 3D Objects by James Floyd Kelly

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9. Further Explorations

At this point, you should have a fairly strong understanding of what 3D printers and CAD software are and what they can do. There are entry-level 3D printers like the Printrbot Simple, and there are advanced 3DPs like the Replicator 2. On the software side, you’ve got Tinkercad and the 123D family of apps that provide a lot of creative power to novices, but for users who need more features and tools, there are also dozens of “professional” level CAD applications.

Whether you now consider yourself a beginner or an expert in the field of 3D printing, hopefully this book has given you a glimpse of the possibilities available to you. I mentioned earlier in the book that many 3D printer owners find themselves purchasing or ...

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