Free 3D CAD tools & tutorials

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Free 3D CAD tools & tutorials

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Alibre has free downloads (Alibre Design Xpress – free, Alibre Design Software -30 day trial) of 3D CAD software along with a great series of step-by-step tutorials on Instructables. So, if you’ve always wanted to learn CAD, check out the how-tos, get the software and show us what you MAKE!


  • The new CAD section of the Instructables – Link.
  • Alibre Design – Link.
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