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Posted · Hi I’m new at 3D printing and I need help

You need a source of models - like thingiverse has over a million models to print.  Or you can make your own with CAD.  Is this what you are asking about?


Then you have to slice the model for the printer.  That step you would use a slicer and for that you could use Cura (free).  You can download cura onto pc/mac/linux computer and if you don't have a 3d printer yet then just choose anything non-ultimaker (because ultimaker printers mostly are expected to be visible on your network but non-ultimaker printers wouldn't be).


There are videos to help you choose cad, use cad, use cura, and use printers.



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