How was Tinkercad created?

Tinkercad was founded by former Google engineer Kai Backman and his cofounder Mikko Mononen, with a goal to make 3D modeling, especially the design of physical items, accessible to the general public, and allow users to publish their designs under a Creative Commons license.

When was Tinkercad invented?

Since its public launch on March 26, 2011, Tinkercad has introduced more than 35 million people to the world of 3D design, electronics, and coding. Every month, millions of teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers sign in to Tinkercad.com to imagine, design, and make anything.

How do you make a 3D in Tinkercad?

How To: Use Tinkercad 3D Design Software 101

Who designed Tinkercad?

Tinkercad, the brainchild of former Google engineer Kai Backman, is making 3-D design something anyone can do. Unlike other web-based drawing programs like Sketchup, Tinkercad requires no download. You simply open your WebGL-supported browser, sign up, and start creating.

How big is the Tinkercad grid?

Use the edit grid button to increase the size of your work area. The maximum size is 1000mm so you will need to work out an appropriate scale to work to.

How big is the Tinkercad plane?

The default measurement of the workplane is 200 x 200. Tinkercad allows you to change the unit of measurement with the Edit grid button.

What measurement does Tinkercad use?

Millimeter : a millimeter is 1/32 or 0.039 of an inch. This is the default unit of measurement in Tinkercad. You can change this to inches by selecting the “edit grid” button on the bottom right.

Can you bend a shape in Tinkercad?

How To Create Curves In Tinkercad

What comes after TinkerCAD?

As we take stock of learning gains this year and plan for the year ahead, we’re excited to release a new set of instructional videos to guide you through transitioning students from Tinkercad to Fusion 360 —so students can take their Tinkercad designs to the next level.


Videos

How To: Use Tinkercad 3D Design Software 101

Getting Started in Tinkercad: A Tutorial for Complete Beginners

TinkerCAD – Creating Holes


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