3D Printing and DesignSubscribe
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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@JACANT Thank you :)
Use the 'Pull' tool with the 'Scale Body' option.
Once selected pick a point on the model, start to drag, type in scale amount.
@Boss Hi. I have dowloaded Design Spark, and it seems to have some issues. Program starts, but the buttons don't work (they are active, but don't do anything). I can't access above link. Is it possible...
Also, if it's DSM 4.0: make sure you have completed the install of the 'Translators' too. https://designspark.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360010645273
Without translators, certain file formats...
Hi there @vilgio Please take a look at our Support centre - you should be able to export as DXF and STL. Here is a link to some articles that should help: https://designspark.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/211943145-What-are-the-import-and-export-formats-available-
I find it much easier to learn by doing than by watching - so having watched the DesignSpark Mechanical tutorials, I set about making a Pi Zero Case - here's my step by step guide ...