How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
This article tells you how to use TinkerCAD(https://tinkercad.com/) with Makerbot to make a "REAL" pen holder, you can see the amazing 3d printed pen holder as the attached picture. You can also see the video from here. http://player.youku.com/player.php/sid/XNjIwNTIyMTky/v.swf

Step 1: Open Tinkercad

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
Launch Chrome with Tinkercad(https://tinkercad.com) and click "Create new design" button

Step 2: Drag the box and shape scripts to canvas

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
Drag a box from "Geometric" to canvas, drag the module "Voronoi" from "Community Shape Scripts" to canvas.(You can edit the parameters of the shape script module to what you want)

Step 3: Copy & Paste the modules

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
Use Ctrl C/Ctrl V to copy paste lots of modules(For any shape scripts, you can change the properties to make them different)

Step 4: Set shape scripts modules as hole

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
Set the shape scripts as "Hole"

Step 5: Group the box and hole

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
Group the shape script and the box together to get the sides of the pen holder

Step 6: Make the sides and box together

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
Rotate and move to make the sides and box together

Step 7: Get the final model pen holder

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
You will get the final pen holder

Step 8: 3d print the real model

How to use TinkerCAD to make a pen holder
Send this module to Makerbot and print it, you will get the real 3d pen holder
 
 

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