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Make: 3D Printingby Anna Kaziunas France
Synopses & Reviews
The 3D printing revolution is well upon us, with new machines appearing at an amazing rate. With the abundance of information and options out there, how are makers to choose the 3D printer that's right for them? MAKE is here to help, with our Ultimate Guide to 3D Printing. With articles about techniques, freely available CAD packages, and comparisons of printers that are on the market, this book makes it easy to understand this complex and constantly-shifting topic.
Based on articles and projects from MAKE's print and online publications, this book arms you with everything you need to know to understand the exciting but sometimes confusing world of 3D Printing.
About the Author
Anna Kaziunas France teaches the "how to make (almost) anything" rapid prototyping course in digital fabrication at the Fab Academy at AS220. She is also the Dean of Students for the Global Fab Academy program. She wears many hats and has worked as an information architect, user experience designer, usability specialist, interaction designer, experimental fabricator, artist and teacher. She loves Providence, Rhode Island and is in the process of scanning and printing it.
Table of Contents
PrefaceHardwareChapter 1: Getting Started with a 3D PrinterChapter 2: 3D Printer GuideSoftwareChapter 3: Software for 3D PrintingChapter 4: 3D Design for the Complete BeginnerChapter 5: Getting Started with Slic3r3D ScanningChapter 6: Creating and Repairing 3D ScansChapter 7: Print Your Head in 3D!MaterialsChapter 8: Plastics for 3D PrintingChapter 9: Industrial Materials and MethodsServicesChapter 10: 3D Printing Without a PrinterChapter 11: Service ProvidersFinishing TechniquesChapter 12: How to Dye Your 3D PrintsChapter 13: Post-Processing Your PrintsChapter 14: Weathering Your PrintsApplicationsChapter 15: The Promise of 3D PrintingChapter 16: 3D Printed GalleryChapter 17: Dream MachineChapter 18: Desert ManufacturerChapter 19: How I Printed a HumanoidOther Ways to Make 3D ObjectsChapter 20: Milling 3D ObjectsChapter 21: White Chocolate Skulls in PLA TraysChapter 22: Printcrime3D Printing ResourcesIndexColophon
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