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Beginning Design for 3D Printing by Joe Micallef

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CHAPTER 3

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Begin with a Box

From this point forward you should now be familiar with the many design processes and modeling methods being used for 3D printing. You should also have a general understanding of the basic components that make up computer-generated 3D models, the differences between meshes and curves, and a range of 3D modeling workflows from precise to organic. We will now explore these concepts further through a series of lessons that will allow you to begin modeling 3D-printable objects of your very own.

To begin your exploration of 3D modeling, you will focus on a fundamental 3D design project: creating a hollow box with a lid. ...

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