In this video tutorial I show my basic approach for making SketchUp objects (like the revolved vase from my last tutorial) 3D printable. In essence, the process involves checking whether a SketchUp model is considered a “solid” by the software and then fixing any issues that may prevent it from becoming a solid.

Interested in more detail? This video covers only some of the basic techniques – I explain the process in much more detail in Chapter 6 of my book “Architectural Design with SketchUp.”

Tutorial Video


I hope you find this technique useful and create some cool items. Feel free to post those in the discussion area below.

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