In this recipe, we're going to repair the self-intersecting triangles in the extended capsule model. We'll do this by editing the mesh with SketchUp Make. SketchUp is the only program that we've reviewed in this book which will allow us the access we need to make this repair.
You'll need SketchUp Make and the extended capsule
.stl file. Use the original file that hasn't had repairs from the previous recipes.
We will proceed as follows:
.stlfile. Select the model. You should see a blue boundary box surrounding the model. This signifies that the model is a solid component.