Introduction: 3D Printed Brother

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How I made my brother into a 3d bobble head

Step 1: Step 1: Scan the Body, Face, and Hat

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Scan your model using 123d catch ( 123D Catch is a free app that lets you create 3D scans of virtually any object.

Step 2: Step 2: Upload Your File in Meshmixer

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Once you are happy with your scan upload the file in Meshmixer for touch ups and ready to print (

We found a really good youtube instruction video to learn Meshmixer:

Step 3: Step 3: 3d Print

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3d Print your model and all you need to do now is paint!


schildress4 (author)2015-06-25

Cool BTW I'm part of 2940 Wave Riders

isabellemar (author)schildress42015-06-25

Thanks! The pandas LOVE Wave Riders!!!

cpramuk (author)2015-06-15

You can open the 123D Catch captures directly within Meshmixer when you click "123D", then login. You then have access to all of your 123D models.

RedFishRyan (author)2015-06-13

That is really, really cool

DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2015-06-13

Nice. I have always wanted to use this technique to make my own bobble head figure.

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