Don’t you just hate it when you download a sweet looking model from 3D Warehouse and your plans to print it out on your 3D printer are thwarted when you find that the model is not a solid? What do you do when you need to get an extruded PLA copy of the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah Hotel in Dubai, and you need it now?
Don’t panic! Fortunately, I needed a printable scaled version of the US Capitol Building, and recorded the process of transforming the unprintable into a manifold solid (manifold is a
Reviewing the hundreds of designs that SketchUp users have submitted to the Make Ideas Real project, we’ve noticed that a large number of submissions could be described as “useful.” (Shocker right? People design things for a reason!)