by Joe Larson
The “3D Printing Designs: Octopus Pencil Holder” is a helpful resource for Blender beginners. Joe Larson is the author of this book. This book takes the reader through a simple, fun project as a way to learn to use Blender for 3D printing. 3D Printing Designs covers the basic and essential techniques for 3D printing using Blender. 3D printing is done by building up the object layer by layer. It is popular in the customizable gifts industry, with products such as personalized models of arts and dolls in many shapes. With the help of this book, you will learn how to automatically refine the shape and combine multiple shapes into a single 3D printable model.
Additionally, you will learn about material characteristics, printing specifications, tolerance, and design tips. You will also learn numerous techniques of editing complex meshes, smoothing, combining shapes and exporting them into STL files for printing. At the end of this book, you will gain more experienced to create a 3D printable object of your own choice. You will become master the art of modifying basic shapes with Blender’s powerful editing tools, loop cuts, and other transformations. All in all, 3D Printing Designs is a necessary book for Blender Beginners.