@XYZDesignPro Sketchup can read and export STL files, but their stl files are notoriously messy. I've had more than one customer submit stl files from sketchup that needed to be corrected or outright redone given how badly the model looked once put in CURA: missing layers and trouble telling what is inside and outside where two mesh would meet resulting in empty spots instead of walls where the biggest troubles I've had with STL from Sketchup.
@Florisvh It would indeed be easier to ask the architect for the files at the right format so you can print them, or maybe if he could send you the various elements as separate files so you can print them one by one?
That being said, the extra lines shouldn't affect the quality of the print or prevent you from cutting the model in parts. They're a visual annoyance, that's all.
I'd also suggest suing a real 3D modeling software like Blender to make proper cuts of your model. You can find many tutorials online explaining how to use the tools available in Blender for cutting complex mesh like yours in several pieces without completely destroying it.
Interesting. I had no idea SketchUp would even read an STL file. Anyway, wouldn't it be just easier to have the architect send you the files in a more usable format?
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