In this part of Getting Started with 3D Printing, we’ll give a basic overview of what 3D printing is and how 3D printing works. One of the first things people ask us is “what is 3D printing?” They’ve heard about 3D printing but are not exactly sure how it is different from other ways of making things.
If you’re reading this post you are likely curious about 3D printing or wondering where and how to get started in creating your own 3D printed models. We have created this three part article to help you understand how 3D printing works, to get you started on turning your ideas into 3D printed reality and to provide some ideas of the many things you can do with 3D printing technology.
Have business cards that truly stand out! The next time you give your business card to someone, impress them with a 3D printed business card with your own portrait on it! This tutorial will show you how to use Tinkercad, a free online 3D design tool. Tinkercad is easy-to-use and is web-based, so there is no need to download anything. This design takes only 15 minutes to create.