Thanks to the rapid development in 3D printing tools and services, anyone can now make things without being a member of a large organization, or without specialized facilities. And this is definitely one of the weightiest reasons why people who are interested in making things are attracted to 3D printing technologies. On the other hand, there are still a lot of people who do not have an idea of where to start and a good many of you may not even have seen a real 3D printer except on television or in journals.
Don’t you think you are missing out on a great opportunity of making things at home just because you do not know where to start? So, here it is, a book that provides you with basic knowledge and information about 3D printing technologies so that you can get started.
The content of this book is sure to provide you with basic ideas on how to start making things at home. You will learn about the latest trends in 3D printing and gain a background to product creation. Also, by reading this book, you will gain a thorough understanding of all crucial information regarding this topic. Such information includes an amount of practical training on how to create 3D data that are essential when making things at home using Autodesk 123D Design, a free 3D CAD program. Furthermore, this book will teach you how to print objects using 3D printers, and introduce to you features of the wide-ranging 3D printing services available.
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About the author
Misao Mizuno has been engaging in the CAD / CAE / PLM industries and has been helping the manufacturing industry while working at a major PLM vendor and a foreign-affiliated consulting corporation since the beginning of the 1990’s. Furthermore, he has been working actively as an advisor who helps other companies to install CAD / CAM / CAE / PLM tools while at the same time developing his own, unique products.