Have you ever been hiking or to a wonderful landscape and just taken pictures of what you saw? In this tutorial on you will learn how to create a 3D printable map of the mountain you conquered.
For this project you will need the following free software tools. Please download and install them:
Delete the cube in the Scene Menu. You can also press X while hovering over the cube to delete it.
Click the create Plane command in the Tools menu.
Change the workbench and the rendering engine.
Add a UV to your plane.
Add material to the plane to add a texture later.
Now, extrude the 2D map.
Change the Extrude settings.
Select the Plane Point and Plane Normal settings.
You will need to scale the map in your slicer program. Right now the map is about 1x1mm big. Now you can 3D print your map. Have fun!
License: The text of "3D Printed Maps: How to Make a Topo Map to 3D Print" by All3DP is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
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