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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Chapter 6. Making the Impossible

In this recipe, we will cover the following topics:

  • Using extruding options in TopMod
  • Using cutting options in TopMod
  • Working with edges in TopMod
  • Creating handles in TopMod
  • Making a starfish in TopMod
  • Creating support with Meshmixer
  • Creating support with Skeinforge
  • Support options with Skeinforge
  • Creating support with Slic3r
  • Support options with Slic3r

Introduction

TopMod is a powerful program for making exotic forms. Once you have a basic understanding of how the program works, you'll find that it can be a quick and easy solution to generate a finished model or a model to export into another program for further manipulation.

TopMod operates in a manner similar to SketchUp; it works by building a model from shapes that are ...

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