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Idiot's Guides: 3D Printing by Cameron Coward

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CHAPTER13

Slicing and Printing

In This Chapter

  • Explanations of all of the slicer settings
  • How to prepare your object for printing
  • How to get a print started

So you’ve got your printer all unpacked and set up. Your bed is leveled and your Z height is set up. You know practically everything there is to know about the history of 3D printing and how different kinds of 3D printers work. Now it’s time to actually start printing!

To do that, you need to get your slicing software configured. You also need to learn about how to set up a new print and how to run it. In this chapter, I go over both these things. Don’t worry, you’re in the home stretch. ...

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