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3D Printing with Autodesk 123D, Tinkercad, and MakerBot by Lydia Sloan Cline

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CHAPTER 3

Model It! 123D Design Projects

 

IN CHAPTER 2, you learned what 123D Design Desktop can do and how to access its features. In this chapter we’ll work on nine projects: a studded bangle bracelet, sun sculpture wall decoration, star cookie cutter, Jell-O mold tray, peace sign necklace pendant, personalized business card, Pac-Man and Pinky figures, and a tea cup with a frog inside. All will utilize different tools and techniques. In the process you’ll learn how to sketch, use construction and modifying tools, combine solids, import files and access your online account.

Be aware that all models are not 3D-printable. For example, a printable model needs a minimum thickness and cannot have sharp edges. Since this chapter is about learning ...

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