This user-friendly family guide to 3D printing is packed with exciting ideas for how to design and print your own toys, gadgets, and models, and doesn't even require any specialist software.
Using freely available software, 3D Printing Projects provides inspiration and step-by-step visual instruction for both simple builds and more complicated pieces—from coat hooks and small treasure boxes to chess sets and model cars. From designing to scanning to modeling to digital sculpting to slicing to printing, this how-to guide covers it all. Information on the 3D printing revolution and the science behind how it works is also included, so kids can learn even before doing.
Supporting STEAM initiatives and the Maker Movement, 3D Printing Projects is sure to get young makers creating and innovating.
|Product dimensions:||8.60(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 12 Years|
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