Design Help:
Learning how to get things made

Everyone has an idea for something they want. It could be something that you saw in a store that was close to, but not exactly, what you wanted. Or maybe you have a picture in your head of something unique and VERY cool.

As Cameron Sinclair, one of the founders of Architecture for Humanity, noted: "Many ideas can change the world, but if you don't build them, they don't count."

100kGarages is all about turning ideas into something physical, and our Design Help can get you on the right path. The topics include:

Autodesk 123D

Free 3D Modeling Software

The Autodesk 123D family is free* products that connect simple 3D modeling tools together with content, community, and fabrication services, so anyone can create, explore, and make their project.

  • 123D—A free solid modeling tool for moving quickly from 3D model to 3D print
  • 123D Catch—Automatically convert ordinary photos into extraordinary 3D models leveraging the power of the cloud.
  • 123D Make—Transform 3D models into a cut pattern with animated assembly instructions for making artful physical creations.
  • 123D Sculpt—Sculpt and paint interesting and realistic 3D shapes with your fingers digitally on the iPad.

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