This isn't yet a formal tutorial, just resources for 3D modeling and printing with Minecraft:
Easy | Online Server | http://printcraft.org/
Create in game on an a plot, get emailed your 3D model.
Moderate | Open Source Software | http://www.realtimerendering.com/erich/minecraft/public/mineways/
Export sections of maps, including creations and terrain of existing worlds. You need access to your world file (personal server or single player) in order to use this.
Hard | Open Source Software | http://www.mcedit.net/
Tutorial by Chris Nixon
Acrylic or Wood, find a piece slightly larger than you want your ruler to be (default size
of template is 6.501in by 1.001 in).
Ruler Template svg file.
Go ahead and launch Inkscape from the desktop or start menu.
Open the ruler_template.svg file (attachment below).
Learn how to use Blender for 3D modeling:
(start with tutorial 1, obviously)
A pictured step-by-step for how to engrave on an alumninum water bottle:
Inkscape 2 outline.
Tricky common issues, solved. See the attached practice files at the bottom of this page!
Cutting a part of a path off
ISSUE: a thick piece of plywood or another material cuts through in most places, but one or two spots only cuts *most* of the way through.
One possible SOLUTION:
- Get rid of all of the design except the part of the path that you want to cut again.
See our Fab Lab specific tutorial at:
A little out of date, but still pretty good: