3D Printing with Autodesk
Create and Print 3D Objects with 123D, AutoCAD and Inventor
John Biehler & Bill Fane
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Get started with 3D printing using Autodesk's easy 123D tool suite! 3D Printing with Autodesk covers everything you need to know -- even if you're an absolute beginner, and even if you don't own your own 3D printer.
Perfect for home hobbyists, makers, and tinkerers (as well as experienced 3D CAD users), this book can take you all the way from idea to physical object in practically no time. One of the few 3D printing books that also focuses on the project design, it's packed with full-color photos and screen shots that make 3D printing easier than it's ever been before.
Step by step, the authors cover the full Autodesk 123D suite, as well as alternative tools from Autodesk and other software companies. You'll learn how to:
Conceptualize and design your own projectsTransform your design into reality with the Design app for iPad and computersExport your 123D Design for 3D PrintingTeach your kids to use the child-friendly Create app for iPadUse 123D Catch to scan items you already own, and create 3D models with just a cameraUse online services to do your 3D printing for youAnd much more