The basics of 3D printing

These two websites provide simple explanations of the various steps and helpful videos to augment your understanding.

Can I make my own coffee mug?

Well, you can design and print one but using it might be a food safety issue. This article delves into the details:

But if you made it with chocolate then ….

These commercial companies can print your designs

Here is a short guide to understanding the different materials available for printing:

What other software can I use for 3D modeling?

Autodesk has a variety of programs at different price points addressing different needs. Check out Fusion360, Inventor, or AutoCAD:

Other helpful links

Lesson One: What is 3D Modeling
Lesson Two: Modeling Using Tinkercad
Lesson Three: Using Sketchfab
Lesson Four: Intro to 3D Printing
Lesson Five: More 3D Printing
Lesson Six: 3D Printing Pro Tips
Further Resources