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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Using 3D tools from the Extension Warehouse

The Extension Warehouse is owned and operated by Trimble Navigation, Ltd., the owners of SketchUp. It is a depository of add-ons that can be used to enhance the features of SketchUp. It continues to grow with the contributions of developers who write small plugins and share them on the site.

In this recipe, we will install SketchUp STL. This is an add-on that will give us the functionality to import and export the .stl files.

Getting ready

Go to http://extensions.sketchup.com/. Here, you'll find categories of add-ons that are available. Choose the 3D Printing category. From this page, choose SketchUp STL. Download it, and follow the instructions to install it.

How to do it...

Open SketchUp and load the warp-test ...

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