There are a range of options for beginners and professionals to find, customize and create 3D files for printing. These three (free) tools are for editing and creating:
So, you want to print a Game of Thrones chess set or your own fidget spinner? There are dozens of communities where designers share their work. The following sites are where users can find and share 3D print files:
- MyMiniFactory (includes a great page with design challenges for students)
- Plenty more free sites here
A few other useful websites are online file converters, where you can convert 3D print files into different formats.
- Makexyz page where you can convert .obj to .stl files
- Online Meshconverter (four different output options)
Which sites do you use for 3D printing projects? Do you have any tips for newbies?