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Create in 3D with Tinkercad If you can dream it, you can create it--using Tinkercad. This free tool gives everyone the power to create 3D models, regardless of your level of experience. With the help of Tinkercad For Dummies, you'll have the knowledge you need to plan your designs, the know-how to utilize the platform's drag-and-drop tools to create your design, and the information you need to print or export your designs to use them elsewhere. Tinkercad is for everyone It's simple enough to be used by kids and students, but robust enough that an adult could use it to create a complex product prototype. With more than 4 million designs posted in the Tinkercad community, the platform is also popular with teachers around the world. Why not join in on the fun? Create your Tinkercad account and join the community Use the drag-and-drop tools to build 3D images Export your designs to have them 3D printed Learn the principles of great 3D design Tinkercad is truly fun for all ages, and this hands-on guide makes it faster and easier to start using it right away.

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Shaun Bryant

Shaun Bryant is a dedicated CAD 'geek' who has worked in the CAD industry for three decades. He loves all things CAD and is an Autodesk Certified Professional with thirty years total industry experience using AutoCAD, Revit and Tinkercad. With a skill-set gained whilst working as a consultant, trainer, manager & user, Shaun has a varied, colorful background as a CAD & BIM consultant/trainer, with time spent in the CAD sales channel as well as time in industry as a CAD/BIM manager and user. Shaun now provides expertise and guidance as a published online author and [in]structor on LinkedIn Learning (previously Lynda.com) . He can also be found on social media as the voice of the reputable CAD blog, Not Just CAD!, and you will often see him published in the AutoCAD Influencers program. Shaun is a veteran speaker of Autodesk University (AU) , recently becoming an AU Speaker Mentor, and joined the Autodesk Expert Elite in October 2017. Shaun is the director and owner of the company, CADFMconsultants, based in the UK, who have been consulting and training in the CAD/BIM community for the last eighteen years.

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