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If you are a professional engineer, 3D printing and design methodology can bring your creations to production faster and can be an ideal tool for producing prototypes to show to potential manufacturers.
If you are a hobbyist it can be a means of creating interest fun projects, or if you simply want to design a custom case for your mobile phone, the concept is the same. Whatever reason you have for your design concept, there is only room for its improvement with 3D printing and design.
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This is a great way to help the fight. I just need to put my 3D printer back together
One extra tip. At this specific case you don't even need to add a plan to cut you section. For a "saw" tool you use/click on the flat surface your section is attached at the beginning. This will be the...
@firex726 Did you select your solid on your sketch with the cursor instead at the design tree? If so you get a surface. You have to select the solid to be moved, rotated by clicking it at the design tree....
Or select the solid at the design tree and use "copy" "paste". The selection must be done on the tree, not on the solid itself because otherwise a surface is selected instead of the whole solid.
An image would be good, However you can't add images here, except as an attachment.
Create a new post here, where we can add images.
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My first project using DSM. Three month's work already. Experimental setup "Ariadne" find out more.
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