8 Tips for 3D Printing with Sketchup

Sketchup is a great choice if you’re new to 3D modeling: it’s free, easy to learn and there are TONS of free tutorials available. Even so, you may need to know a few things before you can get your models 3D printed. 

Community member Marcus Ritland from Denali 3D Design shares 8 great tips on MasterSketchup.com. These tips include making your models printable, making them look great and keeping them affordable.

Don’t forget to give him some kudos on the forum!

2 comments

  1. Alex Oliver

    We used Marcus’ tips as inspiration to create a new guide: 3D Printing from SketchUp. In the guide, we included a short video tutorial that references a number of Marcus’ tips from the article above. Also, the tutorial shows how to design for eventual printing from Shapeways.

    The guide is a work in progress, so we’d love to hear any feedback!

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