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3D Printing with RepRap Cookbook by Richard Salinas

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Making stencils with Paint.NET

There aren't many stencils available to choose from in Meshmixer, but fortunately, it's easy to add custom stencils to your palette. This makes for a powerful feature that has unlimited potential. In this recipe, we're going to look at how we can make some simple stencils using a freeware program called Paint.NET. Refer to the following screenshot:

Making stencils with Paint.NET

In the preceding screenshot, we can see the interface of Paint.NET. You'll find that it has some features that are similar to the Windows Paint accessory, but with a lot of additional features, such as Photoshop, that expensive photo editors will have.

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