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Basic Boolean operations illustrated in Tinkercad. From back to front: union, two possible diferences, and intersection of concentric cube and sphere.

An overview of the CAD, CAM, and client software you need.

2013 MAKE Ultimate Guide To 3D Printing

  • 3D Printers Buyer's Guide — 15 Reviewed
  • Getting Started in 3D
  • Learn the Software Toolchain
  • 3D Design for Beginners
  • 3D Printing without a Printer

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Just Released! 2014 MAKE Ultimate Guide To 3D Printing

Matt Griffin

Matt Griffin

Matt is Director of Community & Support at Adafruit Industries, a former MakerBot community manager, and author of the forthcoming book Design and Modeling for 3D Printing (Maker Media). He can be seen weekly on Adafruit’s “3D Hangouts” live video series, and glimpses of his adventures in the early days of desktop 3D printing are tucked into the corners of the Netflix original documentary Print the Legend.