Blender

for 3d printing blender works great a few things to note are.

  • importing exporting stl files
  • calculating normals to outside
  • checking exported models in cura layer mode – sometimes its missing layers or has filled in holes.
  • ruler and compass tool usage.

Links


very usefull app for both 3d printing, game and movie making.

https://cgcookie.com/tutorial/setting-up-a-renderfarm

 

models

  • www.blendercookie.com

 

tutorials

  • soon..

 

plugins

 

https://www.katsbits.com/tutorials/blender/edge-length-face-vertex-normals.php