Re: [rp-ml] Simple CAD for teaching

From: Charles Overy <cwho_at_lgm3d.com>
Date: Tue Feb 07 2012 - 22:27:14 EET

Hello,

thanks to all

3dtin was what I was looking for. Thanks for all the suggestions.

Charles

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 12:51 PM, Terry Wohlers <tw@wohlersassociates.com>wrote:

> Hi Charles,
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> Have you looked at 3DTin (www.3dtin.com)? It is very basic, but itís free
> and web-based. No need to download or install anything.
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> Good luck with the students!
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>
> Terry
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> *From:* owner-rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi [mailto:owner-rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi] *On
> Behalf Of *Charles Overy
> *Sent:* Tuesday, February 07, 2012 10:25 AM
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> *To:* rp-ml@rapid.lpt.fi
> *Subject:* [rp-ml] Simple CAD for teaching
>
>
>
> Hello
>
>
>
> I have a group of 5 very smart students visiting me once a week for 8-10
> weeks. Some are in middle school and some in high school. We are going to
> use TinkerCAD and Sketchup in our work but I had seen an even simpler CAD
> program that basically used cubes to create geometry. I can't find it
> again now. Does anyone know of it and can you point me in the right
> direction.
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> Also, if anyone has any great tips on projects and ideas for these kids, I
> am all ears. Too many years behind a monitor and in the shop means that I
> forget what these kids don't know! If we can raise the funds, one
> group is interested in building a RepRap/Makerbot. Another is trending
> toward civil engineering design. (snowboard parks!)
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>
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> Thanks
>
> Charles
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>
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Received on Tue Feb 07 22:24:11 2012

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