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3D Printing Designs: The Sun Puzzle by Joe Larson

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Putting it all together

We're nearing the end now. The puzzle blank has been built and been shrunk a little bit so that it works in the real world. Now to shape it like the sun model and make three more. Fortunately, this is going to be very easy:

  1. Select the puzzle blank.
  2. From the Modifier tab, click on the Add Modifier button.
  3. Choose the Boolean modifier:
    Putting it all together
  4. Be sure that the Operation option is set to Intersect.
  5. Click on the Object dropdown and select the Icosphere object:
    Putting it all together

    After a moment, the puzzle piece should effectively disappear. Where did it go? It's ...

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