Introduction: Design Your Santa Claus With Tinkercad

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The Christmas day is coming, maybe you are preparing for the special day. Design a model and print it out, decorate your house with this, which will be very cool. Here is come a customized Santa Claus made by yourself.


3D Printer:
MakerBot Replicator 2

White PLA
Christmas hat

Step 1: Modeling in Tinkercad

You can refer to video below for how to create the model from scratch using Tinkercad.

See the video online:

If you want to save time, you can click this link to edit the model and download for 3D print directly. This thing was made with Tinkercad. Edit it online:

Step 2: Export a Printable STL File

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When finish modeling, you can download STL directly from menu list: Design -> Download for 3D printing. Then select STL file format for printing, it will download in local disk.

Step 3: Print Out and Paint

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Launch MakerWare, open the STL file from local, send to 3D printer (MakerBot Replicator 2), and print it out.
Then, you can use pigments to color the Santa Claus.

Step 4: Dress Him

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If you leave the old Christmas hat in last year, you also can make a little suit for him.


Angie.Jieli (author)2013-12-12

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