Join Kacie Hultgren for an in-depth discussion in this video Introducing file repositories, part of Up and Running with 3D Printing.
…If you don't want to create a design from scratch, there's…also a growing collection of 3D files online to choose from.…File repositories have been around for decades,…selling 3D models for animations and architectural renderings.…Now, there are websites that focus on 3D printer users,…hosting files that are easy to print on desktop 3D printers.…Thingiverse was…one of the first sites of its kind.…The site hosts hundreds of thousands of…3D design files, uploaded by individual users.…
You can download a design that someone else has…created, and print it out on your own printer.…You can also use the downloaded STL files to create derivative work.…Use the source material as the basis for new designs.…Or remix it in interesting ways.…Many designs online are posted under creative commons licensing.…These licenses allow free distribution, while…maintaining the copyrights of the original designer.…Be sure to look at the license.…Some prohibit commercial use or require attribution of the original design file,…if you post a derivative file online. There's a broad range of sites offering…
- What is 3D printing?
- What can you make with a 3D printer?
- Understanding the different 3D printing technologies
- Designing with 3D modeling and scanning
- Creating watertight 3D designs
- Repairing a 3D file
- Exporting your file
Skill Level Appropriate for all
3D Printing on Shapeways Using Mayawith Ryan Kittleson1h 46m Intermediate
SketchUp 2013 Essential Trainingwith George Maestri2h 16m Beginner
1. Discovering 3D Printing
2. Introducing 3D Printing Technology
3. Creating Your First Design
4. Repairing a 3D Design
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