Software for 3D Printing – 3D Modeling Software/Slicers/3D Printer Hosts

Here you will find an overview of the best 3D modelling software, slicer programs and 3D printer host software. We’ve rounded up the cream of the crop.

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Chair Design Series, Part 2

In this part, I will be making adjustments to the chair following recommendations from a Wood Magazine article, Must Have Measurements For Comfortable Seating; Pallozorodcarlocom; and measurements from sitting in chairs. The adjustments I make will be specific for me. If you are following along, alter dimensions for your personal comfort.

Must Have Measurements for Comfortable Seating chart

Adjustmentcm
ASeat height (from floor)16-18″18 1/8″46.0375
BSeat depth15-18″17″43.18
CSeat width16-20″16 1/2″41.91
DSeat angle0-5°-2°——————
EBack height12-16″16″40.64
FBack angle5-15°10°——————
GDerriere clearance3-8″9″22.86
HArm rest height7-9″Not applicableNot applicable
IArm rest depth8″Not applicableNot applicable
JArm rest width2″Not applicableNot applicable
KArm rest distance19″Not applicableNot applicable

Chair Design Series, Part 1

This is the first of an undetermined number of posts in a chair design series. My goal is to make a completely 3D printed, functional chair based on Enzo Mari’s chair from his book, Enzo Mari – autoprogettazione? My plan is to spend a fair amount of time designing the chair before I begin printing. I will be exploring ways to minimize elements while optimizing a design suitable for printing in a 600 cubic millimeter space. Instructional videos will be included. At the end, I should have a well-designed 3D printed chair and anyone participating should have one as well.

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