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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Making patterns with Meshmixer

Some really cool texture effects can be made with the pattern tool. We'll now take a look at the three basic patterns that can be used to carve or build up a model using the model's form.

Getting ready

For this recipe, we'll use the Meshmixer bunny. Import it from the Import Bunny icon at the welcome screen or from File in the menu.

How to do it...

We will proceed as follows:

  1. To access Make Pattern, go to the toolbar on the left-hand side and choose Edit. It's located at the end of the pop up. When you select Make Pattern, you'll see the following image:
    How to do it...
  2. There are three pattern choices: tube, sphere, and lattice. The Tiled ...

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