Introduction: How to Create a Moon Using Tinkercad

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This is an awesome project originated from this project in Autodesk project Ignite

In this project you will learn how to create a moon that has several craters on the surface. You will continue to practice move/scale/rotate, learn to use the Hole material to create a crater, and how to use the Workplane Tool to easily make copies on the surface of the moon. When you are done, it will look like the image below.

In this project you will practice and learn:

  • Move and scale
  • Group/Ungroup
  • Removing material with Hole
  • Align Tool
  • Workplane Tool

Step 1: Create the Main Shape

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Follow the instructions in

this Tinkercad lesson

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Step 2: Make Some Craters

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Follow the instructions in this Tinkercad lesson

Step 3: Positioning the Craters

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Follow the instructions in this Tinkercad lesson

Step 4: Final Touches

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Follow the instructions in this Tinkercad lesson

Comments

aalfaro3 (author)2016-03-14

craters are way too huge

watchmeflyy (author)2016-03-10

Nicely done! It must've taken so much time to create the tinker cad lesson that you referenced in each step -- it's so nicely detailed. :)

wold630 (author)2016-03-10

Very cool, did you have it 3D printed or produce it in some way? Thanks for sharing and welcome!!

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