Help needed with 3D modeling

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  1. eliasbboy

    eliasbboy Insert Witty Title Here Staff Member

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    I asked in the Bar but came up with nuthin. :jj:

    I'll try with you fine citizens.

    Hello kind people of Earth. I am trying to create a 3D model for printing purposes. I have very little experince with it, so my first idea was to try Sketchup, which I've used plenty of times for wood projects.

    The layout here is basically what I need to achieve. A rectangular shape, with a void section in the middle. For this example I made the void a circle. I need to be able to make that void custom shaped. Text, or an image outline mostly. Is there anyway to do that in Sketchup, or do I need to be looming at other options?

    For Sketchup, you simply draw a circle onto the surface, then choose the Push/Pull tool to increase or decrease the size of that selection.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated. :hat:

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    This guy on Youtube is doing kinda what I need, but he's French and I'm trying to pause and figure out what button tools he's clicking on. :pissed:

     
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    Looks like a simple extrude to me.

    Autocad works fine with the subtract and union features. Extrude let's you form the footprint, then add depth to it.
     
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    Thanks. I'll try that. :hat:
     
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    I have a 3d project as well and would appreciate any help. I want to print an exact 3d duplicate of Scarlett Johansson. I'd like a complete in scale identical reproduction of her body, but if the modeling is too hard for that then I'll settle for her head, tits, and ass/vagina. Nevermind why: I have my reasons.
     
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    The only person that I know that has done modeling is Beefus. Contact her on Twitter.
     
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    Check out OnShape.

    It's basically a Cloud based version of SolidWorks.
    Much better and more powerful than Sketchup.
    https://www.onshape.com/
     
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    I can do that for you. If you need exact dimensions you can email me a sketch.

    www.cadatonic.com/contact

    Or just email me directly... cadatonicgraphicsolutions@gmail.com
     
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    Any of you guys ever try printing a gun?
     
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    Will do! :etm:
     
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    Smartass. :jj:
     
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    Crap, I was excited when I read the title but I've only used Sketchup once. If it was about Maya or 3DS Max or Zbrush I could've helped. Checked out your pens, cool shit!