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How To Use TinkerCAD

In a previous blog I reviewed various CAD programs. If you are ready to start 3D modeling, but do not want to invest in a commercial CAD program, TinkerCAD is a good beginners program for you. As a CAD program, TinkerCAD’s strength is in its simplicity. It does lack some of the tools you need for advanced modeling (chamfers, rounds…

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How to: Pricetag your 3D print’s using Blender with i.materialise

Blender is one of the most used 3D modeling programs used by the designers community also it´s extremely popular because it’s very light, versatile and Open-source. Blender has now returned to surprise us with a specific Plugin for 3D printing, with which we can print using i.materialise with their complete catalog of materials and quote them in real-time. i.materialise decided to help blender…

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CAD Review for 3D Printers

DNA / RNA designs

All 3D printing relies on a Computer Aided Drafting (CAD) program to generate a 3D printable file. For anyone that wants to start designing and 3D modeling, there is a wide range of free and subscription CAD programs. When looking at CD programs, consider what your design intent and purpose is before using it. Like any program, look at how…

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