Category Archives: Tutorial Thursday

3D Printing With Meshmixer: A Beginner-friendly Introduction to 3D Sculpting and Combining Meshes

Meshmixer is a free 3D sculpting-based CAD (Computer Assisted Design) program created by Autodesk as part of their “123D” software line. Autodesk is best known for releasing premium-rate professional-grade software like […]

The Printable 3D Design Checklist: Common Design Flaws and How to Fix Them

As many as 50% of online 3D designs posted online are unprintable. Is yours one of them? Thankfully, reliable printing services (including our team at i.materialise) do not charge users for rejections. […]

3D Printing With SketchUp: An Easy Introduction

Formerly owned by Google, Trimble Navigation‘s SketchUp is a free beginner-friendly Computer Assisted Design (CAD) software that can create highly detailed, 3D printable architecture (i.e. houses), furniture (i.e. cabinets), and […]