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Beginning Design for 3D Printing by Joe Micallef

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CHAPTER 4

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Preparing the Box for 3D Printing

Now that the step-by-step process of modeling the simple box with a lid is complete, the next step is to prepare the model for 3D printing and final 3D-printing output.

Remember, the box exercise in the previous chapter was just a warm-up. In later chapters, you will investigate the design process even further to create more sophisticated 3D-printable objects. As previously mentioned, every complex object design will be built from (or can be broken down into) simpler building blocks. Knowing how to construct simple objects will give you the confidence to explore more complex designs as you proceed. ...

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