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3D Printing Designs: Fun and Functional Projects by Joe Larson

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Modeling the ring

Now that all the measurements have been taken, it is time to go to Blender. Start a new scene and clear all the default elements (A + A + X). Then, save the scene (Ctrl + S) to create a new project in the directory of your choice. Name the project SD Card Ring.blend.

Modeling the finger

Let's start the modeling with the following steps:

  1. Add (Shift + A) a Cylinder.
  2. In the left-hand side bar, change the options for the cylinder. Change the Vertices value to 64 so the cylinder is smoother than default. Change the Radius value to half the measured finger diameter. Change the Depth value to 10:
    Modeling the finger

    Note

    Blender can take simple equations in these ...

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