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Make: 3D Printing by Anna Kaziunas France

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Chapter 3. 3D Design for the Complete Beginner

Three-dimensional printing offers exciting applications, from art to product design to rolling your own replacement parts. But if you’re new to this technology, the modeling software and printer hardware can be intimidating. The learning curve is steep as you go from concept to 3D model to printed object. If only you could create a simple design on your desktop, have it printed on a high-end 3D printer, and delivered to your door. Turns out, you can!

Tinkercad is an intuitive, browser-based CAD modeling application that allows you to quickly box out your design and hit a Print button to send it off to 3D printing services like ...

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