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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Leveling the model with Meshmixer

Sometimes, we'll have a model that has an uneven bottom that needs to be leveled. The pyramid is a good example of this. When it was 3D scanned, its positioning on a slope concealed part of its base. This can be seen in the following image:

Leveling the model with Meshmixer

In this recipe, we'll learn how to fix this kind of problem by using a plane cut in Meshmixer.

Getting ready

You'll need to load one of your models in Meshmixer. Choose one that has an issue, which is similar to the example model.

How to do it…

We will proceed as follows:

  1. Select Import+ to import the model into Meshmixer.
  2. Go to Edit. From the pop-up window, choose Plane Cut. The following ...

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