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The gap between house hold 3d printers and advanced 3d software is a huge one. Tinkercard fills the gap in the 3D printing industry of accessible, cheap and easy to use 3D modelling software. Based in San Francisco, CA., Tinkercad has recently rasied over 1 million dollars in vc funding to help boost their wonderful product and hire more staff to continue developing the software.

“Thus, the story begins of how Kai Backman and Mikko Mononen founded Tinkercad bringing the first browser-based 3D design platform to the masses. Based in San Francisco, CA, Tinkercad is an easy-to-use and powerful 3D CAD tool enabling design of physical products ready for 3D printing. Users are guided through the 3D design process through ‘Lessons’, which teach the basics before moving on to more complex modeling techniques.”

A look at the Tinkercad CAD software in action

If that’s not cool enough, check out how easy it is to design a iPhone case – right in your browser! This really is what the 3D printing industry needs right now – a widely available 3D software that makes the design aspect of 3D Printing user friendly and achievable for anyone.

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About the Author Blaz Robar

During work hours Blaz part owns and runs a web design studio in Melbourne, Australia. Outside of this his passion for technology and gadgets introduced him to the new world of 3D Printing. Follow Blaz Robar on Twitter

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