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The Best Cheap 3D Printers 2019
Priced Under $200/300/500/1000

1 MakerBot Replicator+ The best all-around 3D printer.
2 XYZprinting da Vinci Mini. Best budget 3D printer.
3 Ultimaker 2+ The best professional 3D printer
4 FlashForge Creator Pro 2017. A great mid-range 3D printer.
5 LulzBot Mini. Another great 3D printer for beginners.
6 CubePro Trio.
7 LulzBot Taz 6.

https://all3dp.com/1/best-cheap-budget-3d-printer-affordable-under-500-1000/

How to design

For making a design you need to use the computer connected to the 3D Printer to access Google Drive or Dropbox.
Or if you are using a design from any site, please upload it using the 3D printer’s computer.

What is the ‘FILAMENT’

The filament can be purchased online or from the store.

Software or APP

CAD for Newbies Tutorial Series

https://thesourcecad.com/autocad-tutorials/

2  Blender 2.8 (currently BETA)

https://www.blender.org/

3  Blender with the new 2.8 updates is as good as Maya now. Free:)

4  DesignSpark Mechanical 4.0

5  YanSculpt’s Excellent Sculpting Tutorial

https://youtu.be/N4D6F7mhi4I

 

 

6 The Programmers Solid 3D CAD Modeller

https://www.openscad.org/

 

50 3D Printing Tips and Tricks

https://gumroad.com/l/QWAh

How to Change Filament

Accessories

3D Printer Tool Kit (digital calipers, metal ruler, X-ACTO knife, needle nose pliers, wire cutter/clipper, and tweezers)
3D Printer scanner/tablet

Websites:  

Thingiverse Education.

https://www.makerbot.com/stories/education/educators-guidebook-full-version-free-download/?

https://wjccschools.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/20/2014/03/3D-in-the-MC-Resources-Lesson-Plans-and-Lesson-Ideas.pdf

http://pages.makerbot.com/rs/444-ZTM-866/images/MakerBot_Educators_Guidebook_vf2.pdf

 

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