How good is SketchUp for 3D printing?

SketchUp is one of the most popular 3D modeling & design programs for 3D printing, as we found out from our analysis. However, preparing a SketchUp model for 3D printing can be a little tricky. That’s why we put together a list of 10 simple yet effective tips and tricks to make your SketchUp design 3D printable.

How do you make 3D prints in SketchUp?

3D Printing from SketchUp | SketchUp Show #68 (Tutorial)

Is SketchUp better than Tinkercad?

Like Tinkercad, SketchUp is a browser-based design program but it is much more in-depth than Tinkercad. SketchUp also has a much steeper learning curve. There are three versions of SketchUp: Free, Shop, and Pro. The free version is fairly basic but does allow for detailed design and each version adds more features.

Is Fusion 360 better than Tinkercad?

In short, Tinkercad is best for those just getting into 3D modeling and 3D printing, and Fusion360 is more suited for users wanting to make professional prototypes, functional parts, and intricate pieces of art.

How do you 3D print on Freecad?

FreeCAD for Beginners | 3d Printing | Basics

Can you edit STL in SketchUp?

Before you can edit an STL file, you need to import it into Sketchup. Open Sketchup. Navigate to “file” and select “import.” In the bottom right drop down menu select “STL.” Click on the file you want to use and select “import.”

Can Fusion 360 import SketchUp files?

2020 Fusion Live Tip: How to download and import SketchUp items


Videos

Modifying 3d Models for 3d Printing with Sketchup

Sketchup Tutorial Part1 : Modeling for 3D Printing

How To Make 3D Prints with SketchUp – Part I


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