Join Kacie Hultgren for an in-depth discussion in this video The Text tool, part of Learning Tinkercad.
- [Instructor] Add custom text to your project.…The text tool is found under the basic shapes panel.…I'll scroll down to find it.…It's right here.…Click and drag it onto the work plane.…I'll show my shape controls.…You can type your own text.…If you are using a system with a different language,…definitely stick with the top choice here,…otherwise you have some other options:…serif fonts, sans serif fonts.…You can change the height of your text.…
You can change the bevel of your text, which actually has…the effect of bolding the text and if you want to have…that beveled edge you can increase the segments,…which adds a beveled edge on the top and bottom…of your text.…You can use this as a solid shape or you can change it…to a whole object to engrave text into another shape.…
To learn more about 3D printing with your Tinkercad designs, check out Kacie's companion course, Up and Running with 3D Printing.
- Working with the Tinkercad interface
- Adding and moving 3D shapes
- Changing dimensions
- Measuring with the ruler
- Using hole shapes
- Creating patterns
- Working with Shape Generators
- Building complex shapes
- Importing 2D and 3D assets
- Sharing your designs
Skill Level Beginner
Rapid Prototyping for Product Designwith Gabriel Corbett1h 38m Appropriate for all
1. Tinkercad Overview
2. Adding and Modifying Shapes
3. Using 3D Tools
4. Duplicating and Creating Patterns
5. Shape Generators and Special Tools
6. Creating Complex Shapes
7. Importing Assets
8. Finishing a Design
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