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Table of Contents
                            Copyright
Table of Contents
	Personal Fabrication
Preface
	Who This Book Is For
	Contents of This Book
	Conventions Used in This Book
	Using Examples
	Safari® Books Online
	How to Contact Us
Part I. Hardware
	Chapter 1. Getting Started with a 3D Printer
		Choosing a Printer
		Buying Options: Turnkey, Kit, or DIY
		Software
			Generating STL files
			Slice
			Fixup
		Your First Print Job
		3D Printer Anatomy
			3D Positioning System
			3D Printer Parts
			Choosing a Filament
		Next Steps: What to Make
	Chapter 2. 3D Printer Guide
		The Challenge Prints
			Snake
			Owl Statue
			Nautilus Gears
			Dimension Torture Test
		Afinia H-Series
		Bukobot 8
		Cube
		Felix 1.0
		MakerGear M2
		Printrbot Jr. (v1)
		Replicator 2
		Solidoodle 2
		Type A Series
		Ultimaker
Part II. Software
	Chapter 3. Software for 3D Printing
		3D Modeling/CAD Software
		Slicing/CAM Software
		Printer Control/Client Software
		What Next?
	Chapter 4. 3D Design for the Complete Beginner
		1. Create a Tinkercad Account
		2. Make a Hole
		3. Make the Robot Head
		4. Align the Head and the Hole
		5. Combine the Head and Hole into a Single Object
		6. Make the Head Hollow
		7. Make Your Robot’s Mouth
		8. Make Your Robot’s Eyes
	Chapter 5. Getting Started with Slic3r
		Step 1: Name Your Profile
		Step 2: Print Settings
			Perimeters and Solid Layers
			Infill
			Speed
			The Skirt
			Support Material
			Notes and Miscellaneous Settings
			Advanced Settings
		Step 3: Filament Settings
			Cooling
		Step 4: Printer Settings
			Custom G-Code
			Extruder Settings
			Retraction
		Step 5: Return to the Plater
			Working with Multiple STLs
			Have Fun!
Part III. 3D Scanning
	Chapter 6. Creating and Repairing 3D Scans
		What Is 3D Scanning?
			Limitations
		123D Catch
			123D Catch Tips
			Taking Photos with 123D Catch
			Uploading Your Photos to the Cloud
			Downloading Your Mesh
		ReconstructMe
			Installing ReconstructMe
			Tips for Reconstructing Yourself (or Someone Else)
		Cleaning and Repairing Scans for 3D Printing
			netfabb
			Autodesk MeshMixer
			MeshLab
			Pleasant3D
		Repairing Most Scans
			Repair and Clean Up in netfabb
			Smoothing Out the Surface of Meshes
			Removing Bumps and Blobs with MeshMixer
			Final Cleanup/Repair in netfabb
			Print Your Model
		Repairing Relief Scans by Capping
			Fixing Holes, Non-Manifold Areas, and Disconnected Components
			Closing Large Areas of Missing Mesh
		Scan Your World
	Chapter 7. Print Your Head in 3D!
		1. Register with Autodesk 123D
		2. Take Digital Photos of Your Head
		3. Create a New Capture
		4. Open Your 3D Model
		5. Edit Your 3D Model
		6. Make It “Watertight”
		7. Embellish It (Optional)
		8. Share Your Model (Optional)
		9. Save Your Final Model as a Printable File (Optional)
		10. 3D Print Your Head!
Part IV. Materials
	Chapter 8. Plastics for 3D Printing
		Polylactic Acid (PLA)
		Polylactic Acid (Soft/Flexible PLA)
		LAYWOO-D3
		LAYBRICK
		Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
		High Impact Polystyrene (HIPS)
		Nylon
		Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET)
		Polycarbonate (PC)
		High-density Polyethylene (HDPE)
		Polycaprolactone PCL
		Polyvinyl Alcohol (PVA)
	Chapter 9. Industrial Materials and Methods
		Composites and Ceramics
		Plastics
			Stereolithography (SLA)
			Selective Laser Sintering (SLS)
			Photopolymer Jetting
		Metals
			Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS)
			Direct Metal Printing
			Indirect Printing Methods
Part V. Services
	Chapter 10. 3D Printing Without a Printer
	Chapter 11. Service Providers
		Upload Files and Order Prints
			Shapeways
			Ponoko
			Sculpteo
			i.materialise
			Kraftwurx
			Staples (partnering with Mcor)
		Makers Producing Parts Locally
			makexyz
			3D Hubs
		Find Me a Printer
			Print Chomp
		Professional-Grade Services
			ZoomRP.com
			RedEye
			3D Factory
		Boutique 3DP Design and Printing
			3dPhacktory
			Solid-Ideas
Part VI. Finishing Techniques
	Chapter 12. How to Dye Your 3D Prints
		1. Gather Your Materials
		2. Soak Your Pieces
		3. Add Color
		4. Rinse
		5. Dry
		6. Show It Off!
	Chapter 13. Post-Processing Your Prints
		Tools and Materials
		Tricks of the Trade
		Friction Welding
		Friction Welding Mismatched Surfaces
			1. Prepare the Rotary Tool
			2. Prepare Two Parts for Welding
			3. Tack-Weld the Parts in Position
			4. Plug Gaps with Filament
			5. Friction Weld the Seam
		Friction Welding to Repair a PLA Model
		Riveting: Friction Welding Blind Rivets
		Using Filament to Make Solid Rivets and Hinges
		Gluing and Filling: Creating ABS Slurry for Filler and Glue
		Sanding 3D-Printed Plastic Parts
	Chapter 14. Weathering Your Prints
		1. Pick a BaseCoat
		2. Pick a Metallic Paint for Worn Edges
		3. Start Drybrushing over the Piece
		4. Add Bigger Scrapes and Chipped Areas
		5: Add Dirt and Grunge
		6. That’s It!
Part VII. Applications
	Chapter 15. The Promise of 3D Printing
	Chapter 16. 3D Printed Gallery
		Practical Objects
		3D Products Now on the Market
		3D Printing in Medicine
		Novel and Artistic Prints
	Chapter 17. Dream Machine
	Chapter 18. Desert Manufacturer
	Chapter 19. How I Printed a Humanoid
		Lessons Learned
		DIY vs. Commercial
		What’s Next
Part VIII. Other Ways to Make 3D Objects
	Chapter 20. Milling 3D Objects
		The Subtractive Equivalent of 3DP
		What Do You Want to Make?
		DIY CNC
			Plans Avaliable from Buildyourcnc.com
		Even More Mills
			Othermill
			Shapeoko 2
		Linear Motion Systems
			MakerSlide
			OpenBeam
			OpenBuilds
	Chapter 21. White Chocolate Skulls in PLA Trays
		Bill of Materials
		1. Print the Mold Maker on a 3D Printer
		2. Mix and Pour the Smooth-Sil 940
		3. Demold
		4. Add Slits to the Mold
		5. Extract the Soy Lecithin from the Softgels
		6. Melt The Chocolate
			Bamboo Steamer + Glass Bowl
			Bamboo Steamer + Squeeze Bottle (Best Way)
		7. Let the Chocolate Cool
		8. Pour the Chocolate into the Mold
		9. Put the Mold in the Refrigerator
		10. While Waiting, Start Printing the Candy Trays
		11. Carefully Demold the Chocolate
	Chapter 22. Printcrime
	Appendix A. 3D Printing Resources
		Software for Makers
			3D CAD
			Mesh Repair and Manipulation
			3D Printer Frontends
		Slicing Software
		3D Model Repositories
			Free 3D Model Downloads
			Paid 3D Model Downloads
		3D Printer History
		Learn to Dial in Your Printer
		Books
			Design and Modeling for 3DP
			3D Printing and the Maker Movement
		Whitepapers
		3DP News
		Physical Destinations
			Machine Access and Education
			Brick and Mortar Stores
		Printers, Filament, and Parts
		Conferences
Index
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