Tinkercad, 3D modeling software that’s really easy to use!

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Today’s topic is software.


Tinkercad is a browser-based 3D cad (computer-aided design) tool that is free to use. If you have never used a 3D modeling program, this is a great place to start.  There are easy to follow tutorials that will help you understand all the tools available in the program. The program is very intuitive and its drag and drop style is very pleasant to work with. I designed all the Zelda miniatures in this program. Here’s a screen shot of the program.


Tinkercad was created by Kai Backman and Mikko Mononen in 2011 as a tech start-up in San Francisco. The two wanted to make a 3D CAD program that everyone could use, as other programs to them were to complicated and boring. The program had a rocky start and many improvements have been made since the launch. Unfortunately the inability to properly monetize the project and…

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