Joe Larson - 3D Printing Blueprints

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Joe Larson - 3D Printing Blueprints

3D Printing Blueprints

Год: 2013

Автор: Joe Larson

Жанр: CG 3D Graphics

Издательство: PacktPub

ISBN: 978-1849697088

Язык: Английский

Формат: ePUB, PDF

Качество: Изначально компьютерное (eBook)

Интерактивное оглавление: Да

Количество страниц: 310

Описание: A new industrial age is here. Machines designed to build useful and interesting objects have moved from the factory to the home. Whether you have a 3D printer or not, learning how to design your first 3D models is the best way to become part of the 3D printing movement. 3D Printing Blueprints will teach you, step by step, the tools and techniques of using Blender, a free 3D modelling program, to build 3D models for printing with simple and fun hands-on projects.

Preface 1

Chapter 1: Design Tools and Basics 5

Design basics 6

The working of 3D printing 6

Building for supportless prints 7

Designing for dual extruders 8

Designing supportless – overhangs and bridges 8

Branching out with overhangs 9

Building bridges 9

Choosing a modeling tool 10

Installing Blender 11

Getting acquainted with Blender 12

The 3D View panel 13

The Outliner panel 15

The Properties panel 15

The Info panel 15

The Timeline panel 16

Proper stance 16

Blender customization 17

Setting up for Mac OSX 17

General Blender tips 18

Suggested shortcuts 18

The blueprints 19

Summary 19

Table of Contents

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Chapter 2: Mini Mug 21

Getting started 22

Creating the first shape 23

Creating a save point 25

Adjusting the view 26

Adding a handle 28

Shaping the handle 30

Smoothing the rough edges 36

Shaping the body of the mug 38

Joining the shapes 49

Flattening the bottom 52

Exporting for print 54

Extra credit 55

Summary 55

Chapter 3: Face Illusion Vase 57

Getting a profile 58

Tracing the silhouette 61

Creating a vase from the lines 66

Using Solidify to make walls 69

Making a solid base 73

Printing the vase 77

Extra credit 77

Summary 78

Chapter 4: SD Card Holder Ring 79

Taking measurements 80

Modeling the finger 82

Putting the ring on the floor 84

Making a test ring 85

Resizing the test ring 87

Adding an SD card holder 89

Adding the SD holder to the ring 93

Extra credit 97

Summary 97

Chapter 5: Modular Robot Toy 99

Making the connector 100

Splitting the connector 106

Building a printable peg 110

Putting a hole in our pocket 112

Constructing a robot 114

Engineering the body 116

Creating the torso 121

Making an arm 123

Shaping the leg 125

Forming the head 128

Assembling the parts to print 133

Printing and assembly 138

Extra credit 139

Summary 139

Chapter 6: D6 Spinner 141

Extracting the spring 142

Starting the project 143

Modeling the spring 143

Defining the boundaries 144

Building the spinner 146

Extending Blender with gears 146

Adding a gear to the spinner 150

Spinning on a peg 152

Adding the numbers 154

Building a rack 161

Adding the trigger 164

Docking the spring 168

Modeling the case – lid 171

Modeling the case – bottom 177

Preparing for print 182

Printing and assembly 184

Extra credit 186

Summary 186

Chapter 7: Teddy Bear Figurine 187

Making a stick figure 188

Putting the skin on the bones 193

Smoothing the skin 199

Adjusting for the third dimension 202

Making an armature 206

Drawing the details 210

Simplifying the model 220

Fixing the armature weights 221

Posing the bear 225

Inspecting before print 231

Extra credit 233

Summary 234

Chapter 8: Repairing Bad Models 235

Downloading a 3D scanned file 236

Trimming the fat 236

Orienting the scan 239

Trimming more fat 239

Making a flat base 242

Detail work on the back 246

Cleaning up bad geometry 251

Deleting an extra edge 252

Merging the problem away 253

Finding hidden points 254

Uncrossing the lines 254

Repeat until clean 256

Final cleanup 256

Making it a book end 256

Summary 259

Chapter 9: Stretchy Bracelet 261

Modeling the bracelet 261

Refining the shape 265

Printing the bracelet 267

Editing the settings in ReplicatorG 268

Editing the settings in MakerWare 271

Summary 274

Chapter 10: Measuring – Tips and Tricks 277

Using a caliper 278

Grid paper method 279

Using the grid paper method with Blender 282

Summary 289

Index 291

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