3D Printing

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3D Printing Resources

There are many great 3D printing resources available online.  If you are interested in creating, downloading, buying or selling, and even sharing your 3D models this list is for you!  Don't have a 3D Printer?  Check out your local makerspace where you can use 3D printers often for free.  This list of 3D Printing Resources is ever growing and changing with new sites as they become available.  If you have a website or 3D Printing resource you would like to see added to our list please free free to contact us.

Downloadable 3D Models and STL Files for 3D Printing

THINGIVERSE

Massive collection of ready to print 3D Models, Laser Engraving Files and more.

MY MINI FACTORY

Community, home to more than 60,000 3D printable objects and 13,000 designers.

PINSHAPE

Pinshape connects Makers & Designers and provides a community marketplace of 3D Printing potential.

3DKToys

3DKitbash develops premium 3D-printable 3D models of toys and 3D printer test kits designed to print easily on desktop 3D printers

CULTS

Cults is a marketplace that connects designers and people who want to 3D print some objects.

Software For Creating Your Own 3D Models

When you are ready to create your own 3D models you will need software to build them.  Our listing of free 3D Modeling / Free CAD software will get you started on you way to becoming a modeling pro.  

TINKERCAD

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It's used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to design, and make anything!

Onshape

Another browser based CAD software Onshape offers a free version for makers. Onshape is a modern CAD system used by thousands of companies worldwide. 

Fusion 360

While a pay-software for hobbyists its 100% free software.  This is also free for startups.  Check it out if you're looking for a step up from Tinkercad.  

FreeCAD

FreeCAD is an open-source parametric 3D modeler made primarily to design real-life objects of any size.