How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder

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Step 1: How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder

This article tells you how to use TinkerCAD(https://tinkercad.com/) with Makerbot to make a "REAL" pen holder, you can see the amazing 3d printed pen holder as the attached picture. You can also see the video from here. http://player.youku.com/player.php/sid/XNjIwNTIyMTky/v.swf 


 

Step 2: Open Tinkercad

Launch Chrome with Tinkercad(https://tinkercad.com) and click "Create new design" button


Step 3: Drag the box and shape scripts to canvas

Drag a box from “Geometric” to canvas, drag the module “Voronoi” from “Community Shape Scripts” to canvas.(You can edit the parameters of the shape script module to what you want)


Step 4: Copy & Paste the modules

Use Ctrl C/Ctrl V to copy paste lots of modules(For any shape scripts, you can change the properties to make them different)


Step 5: Set shape scripts modules as hole

Set the shape scripts as “Hole”


Step 6: Group the box and hole

Group the shape script and the box together to get the sides of the pen holder


Step 7: Make the sides and box together

Rotate and move to make the sides and box together


Step 8: Get the final model pen holder

You will get the final pen holder


Step 9: 3d print the real model

Send this module to Makerbot and print it, you will get the real 3d pen holder


License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike.

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