Introduction: How to Scale Objects

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The following information is a single lesson in a larger Tinkercad project. Check out this and more projects on Tinkercad.

When selected, each object will have small, white and black squares or "handles" around it. Black handles will scale an object in one direction. White handles will scale an object in two directions. The white handle under the large black arrow will only scale an object's height.

Black Handles:

White Handles:

Top Handle:


  1. Place a box onto the workplane. Find the black handles around the box. Use them to scale the box in one direction.
  2. Find the white handles. Use them to scale in two directions.
  3. Find the Handle under the black arrow. Use it to scale the height.
  4. Continue to the next lesson.


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