Getting Started With Makerbot: A Hands-on Introduction To Affordable 3d Printing

January 15, 2013|
Getting Started With Makerbot: A Hands-on Introduction To Affordable 3d Printing by Bre Pettis
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Ready to join the personal fabrication movement? This hands-on book shows you how to make a wide variety of physical objects with the amazing MakerBot 3D printer.

It’s handy when you need a replacement for something lost, broken, or no longer made—like a knob on your stove. You can make things instead of buying them, or solve problems with inventions of your own. The possibilities are endless, and MakerBot is the fun, affordable, and inspiring way to go. Get started with your own little factory today!

  • Set up your MakerBot Replicator 2 and understand how it works
  • Learn the basics and print 10 useful objects right away
  • Make objects with sturdy yet biodegradable PLA
  • Get examples of real-world problem solving, from ceiling hooks to hermit crab shells
  • Choose from thousands of free designs on Thingiverse.com—and share your own
  • Repurpose disposable products by making them part of your design
  • Design your own 3D objects, using SketchUp, Autodesk 123D, OpenSCAD, and other tools
  • Use 3D scanning technology to replicate real objects around you
Bre Pettis is a founder of Makerbot, a company that produces robots that make things. Bre is also a founder of NYCResistor, a hacker collective in Brooklyn. Besides being a TV host and Video Podcast producer, he''s created new media for Etsy.com, hosted Make: Magazine''s Weekend Projects podcast, and has been a schoolteacher, artist, a...
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Title:Getting Started With Makerbot: A Hands-on Introduction To Affordable 3d PrintingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:228 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.51 inShipping dimensions:228 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.51 inPublished:January 15, 2013Publisher:Make Community, LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1449338658

ISBN - 13:9781449338657

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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