Chapter 4. 3D Model to 3D Print

It's time to bring the ideas you've learned in the first couple of chapters and develop a model in SketchUp for 3D printing in Shapeways. The goal of this chapter is to get you acquainted with all the basic steps of developing a model for 3D printing. You'll start this chapter off with a brainstorming session where you develop sketches of the model. Then you'll learn about some of the dos and don'ts for developing models for 3D printing before constructing the model in SketchUp. The chapter will conclude with methods of double-checking the model before sending it off for 3D printing. So, let's get started with our adventure.

Brainstorming a 3D Model

In this chapter, you will be 3D modeling a house. Houses come in ...

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